BBQ Beef Quesadilla Torta

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

1/2 pound (about 2 cups) chopped barbecued beef
1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
4 (10-inch) burrito-size flour tortillas
1 cup seeded, diced plum tomatoes (about 2 large)
2 green onions, finely chopped
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Mexican-style cheese blend
Toppings: sour cream, barbecue sauce
Garnish: fresh cilantro sprigs

Preparation

1. Stir together barbecued beef, black beans, and 1/2 cup barbecue sauce in a medium bowl.

2. Place 1 tortilla in a lightly greased 10-inch springform pan, and spread with one-third beef mixture. Sprinkle with one-third each of tomatoes, green onions, and cheese. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining tortilla, and gently press. Cover pan with aluminum foil.

3. Bake at 400° for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove sides of pan, and cut into wedges. Serve with Avocado Mash and desired toppings. Garnish, if desired.

September 2007