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Heinz Red Zone: Spicy Beef Quesadillas

(Photo Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Add a little spice to your next Steelers party with this recipe from Rania Harris!

This week on the Steelers Huddle, Rania is making Spicy Beef Quesadillas in the Heinz Red Zone!

Don’t forget to tune into the Steelers Huddle show each Saturday after the 11 p.m. news on KDKA-TV for more of Rania’s recipes!

STEELERS HUDDLE “Heinz Red Zone Recipe”: Spicy Beef Quesadillas

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup Heinz® Jalapeno Ketchup
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 10-inch whole wheat tortillas
  • Olive oil for brushing tortillas
  • 4 cups Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole

Directions:

In a skillet, heat a small amount of olive oil and brown ground beef. Add the onions and cook until translucent. Add the green pepper and tomatoes and cook for a few minutes. Add the Heinz Jalapeno Ketchup and salt and pepper to taste. Stir and simmer approximately 10 minutes.

Heat a large griddle over medium heat. Brush one side of each tortilla with olive oil. Place two tortillas on the griddle, oiled side down. Scatter one-sixth of the cheese on each. Cook until the bottoms are golden brown and the cheese is melted. Put about one-sixth of the beef mixture on half of each tortilla and fold into a half-moon. Continue to cook until the quesadillas are crisp, turning once.

Repeat to make six quesadillas. Cut into wedges and serve with salsa and guacamole.

Serves: 6

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