BBQ Beef Quesadillas
with Baby Gem and Tomato Salad
Looking for a quick and tasty midweek dinner option? Try cooking up our BBQ Beef Quesadillas in just 20 minutes for a delicious and speedy meal.
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.
Mature Cheddar Cheese
Central American Style Spice Mix
Plain Taco Tortillas
(Contains Cereals containing gluten)
Baby Gem Lettuce
Not included in your delivery
Water for the Sauce
Olive Oil for the Dressing
a) Preheat your oven to 240°C/220°C fan/gas mark 9.
b) Heat a medium frying pan on medium-high heat (no oil).
c) Once hot, add the beef mince and fry until browned, 5-6 mins. Use a spoon to break it up as it cooks, then drain and discard any excess fat.
d) Season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw mince. The mince is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
a) While the beef cooks, peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Grate the cheese.
b) Add the garlic, Central American style spice mix and tomato puree to the browned beef, then stir-fry for 1 min.
c) Stir in the water for the sauce (see pantry for amount) and cook until thickened, 2-3 mins.
d) Once thickened, remove from the heat and stir in the BBQ sauce. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
a) Lay the tortillas (2 per person) onto a lightly oiled baking tray and spoon the beef filling onto one half of each one.
b) Top with the cheese, then fold the other side over to make a semi-circle. Press down to keep together.
c) Rub a little oil over the top of each one.
d) Bake your quesadillas on the top shelf of your oven until golden, 5-7 mins.
a) While the quesadillas bake, pop the cider vinegar and olive oil for the dressing (see pantry for amount) into a large bowl.
b) Season with salt and pepper, then mix together.
c) Cut the tomatoes into 1cm pieces and add them to the dressing.
a) Trim the baby gem, halve lengthways, then thinly slice widthways.
b) Just before serving, add the baby gem to the bowl of dressing and toss to coat.
a) When ready, share the BBQ beef quesadillas between your plates.
b) Serve with the salad alongside.