Cheesy, Beefy, Avocado Quesadillas

Here’s another quick, delicious lunch idea or weeknight meal thats on the table in 30 minutes or less. Be sure to serve it up with my Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce.

Cheesy, Beefy, Avocado Quesadillas

Cheesy, Beefy, Avocado Quesadillas

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4-6 servings

Cheesy, Beefy, Avocado Quesadillas


  • 12 medium sized flour tortillas

  • 400g extra lean ground beef

  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar

  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 white onion, chopped

  • 1 serrano pepper, minced

  • 2 avocados, halved, pitted and chopped

  • Handful cilantro, roughly chopped


Cook ground beef in a large sauté pan over medium high heat, breaking it into pieces as it cooks. After 3 minutes add in chopped onion and serrano pepper. Continue to cook until meat is browned and crispy. Drain any excess fat and add in taco seasoning and water, stirring to combine.

Preheat oven to 400F. Top 6 of the 12 tortillas with both types of cheese, the ground beef mixture, avocados pieces and chopped cilantro. Top them with the remaining 6 tortillas and place on parchment lined baking sheets. Cook in the oven until the cheese has melted and the edges of the tortillas are golden (approximately 8-10 minutes).  Cut and serve with Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce.