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Spiced BBQ Beef Quesadillas

Spiced BBQ Beef Quesadillas

with Pepper, Cheese and Rocket

This Spiced BBQ Beef Quesadillas is a crowd pleaser and is one to get the family round the dinner table for. Super simple to make, and easily customised to suit the kids too.

Tags:
Rapid
Family Friendly
Allergens:
Milk
Cereals containing gluten

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.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

serving amount

1

Bell Pepper

(May contain Celery)

240

Beef Mince

1

Garlic Clove

40

Mature Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

30

Tomato Puree

1

Central American Style Spice Mix

32

BBQ Sauce

6

Plain Taco Tortillas

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

20

Wild Rocket

Not included in your delivery

2

Water for the Sauce

2

Mayonnaise

1

Olive Oil for the Dressing

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Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)3501 kJ
Energy (kcal)837 kcal
Fat44.3 g
of which saturates15.7 g
Carbohydrate68 g
of which sugars11.4 g
Protein41.7 g
Salt2.5 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.

Utensils

Pan
Garlic Press
Grater
Baking Tray
Bowl

Instructions

Fry the Mince and Pepper
1

a) Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

b) Halve the bell pepper and discard the core and seeds. Chop into small 1cm chunks.

c) Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.

d) Once hot, add the beef mince and pepper chunks. Fry until browned, 5-6 mins. Use a spoon to break up the mince as it cooks. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw mince. 

Get Grating
2

a) Meanwhile, peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).

b) Grate the cheese.

c) Once the beef is cooked, drain and discard any excess fat, then season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: The beef is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.

Spice Things Up
3

a) Add the garlic, tomato puree, Central American style spice mix and water for the sauce (see pantry for amount) to the pan. Cook, stirring to combine, for 1 min.

b) Stir the BBQ sauce into the pan.

c) Season with salt and pepper, then remove from the heat.

Make your Quesadillas
4

a) Lay the tortillas (3 per person) onto a lightly oiled baking tray. TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.

b) Spoon the beef filling onto one half of each tortilla and top with the cheese.

c) Fold the other side over to make a semi-circle. Press down to keep together.

Ready, Steady, Bake
5

a) Rub each quesadilla with a little oil, then bake on the top shelf of your oven until golden, 8-12 mins.

b) While the quesadillas bake, in a medium bowl, combine salt, pepper and the olive oil for the dressing (see pantry for amount).

c) Just before the quesadillas are ready, toss the rocket through the dressing.

Finish and Serve
6

a) Once ready, transfer the quesadillas to your plates.

b) Serve the rocket on the side.

c) Serve the mayo (see pantry for amount) alongside for dipping.

Enjoy!