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BBQ Beef Quesadilla Torta

BBQ Beef Quesadilla Torta

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Bake:20 Minutes


  • 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
  • Avocado Mash
  • Toppings: sour cream, barbecue sauce
  • Garnish: fresh cilantro sprigs


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.


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