I just love combining dishes. It is just me? Well, I am sure that this Cheeseburger Quesadilla recipe will make you a fan too. This dish is an amazing blend of two classic dishes – the cheeseburger and the quesadilla.
And nothing says ‘tasty’ like a delicious cheeseburger quesadilla. With just a few ingredients and a couple of minutes in the air fryer, it’s an easy and satisfying meal that everyone will love. Plus, with its cheesy goodness, bold flavors, and crunchy exterior – it really packs a punch!
Here is how you make it:
- 4 slices of American cheese
- 8 ounces ground beef, cooked and crumbled
- 2 large tortillas
- ½ gherkin
- ⅛ white onion
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese
1) Preheat air fryer to 375°F.
2) Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the ground beef, gherkin, onion, cream cheese and one tablespoon of butter or oil. Cook until beef is fully cooked through – about 5 minutes.
3) Place one tortilla on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Top each tortilla evenly with the crumbled ground beef mixture then top with the cheese.
4) Place the second tortilla on top, pressing down lightly to make sure the quesadillas hold their shape.
5) Air Fryer for 4-5 minutes – until golden brown and cheese is melted.
6) Enjoy your delicious Cheeseburger Quesadillas!
– Ground Beef: turkey, chicken, or pork
– American Cheese: cheddar cheese
– Gherkin: pickles or jalapeños
– Cream Cheese: mayonnaise or Greek yogurt.
– You can also put the quesadillas in a panini press for extra crunch if you do not have an air fryer
– For extra flavor, you can add some spices like garlic powder or oregano to the beef mixture.
– Feel free to experiment with different cheeses and tortillas!
– You can also top your quesadilla with sour cream, guacamole or salsa.
Q: Can I make this recipe vegetarian?
A: Yes, you can substitute the ground beef for beans or tofu to make this dish vegetarian.
Q: Can I freeze these quesadillas?
A: Yes, you can freeze them after baking and reheat in the oven when ready to eat.
Q: Can I make these quesadillas ahead of time?
A: Yes, you can assemble the quesadillas ahead of time and bake them when ready to eat. Just be sure to let the assembled quesadillas sit in the fridge for at least an hour so that all ingredients are properly combined.
Q: What other toppings can I add?
A: You can add your favorite toppings such as lettuce, tomato, bacon, guacamole, sour cream etc. Get creative!
Q: What sides should I serve with this dish?
A: This dish goes well with a side of fries, onion rings, a salad or coleslaw.
Q: How do I store leftovers?
A: Store any leftover quesadillas in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to three days. Reheat in the oven or microwave when ready to enjoy again!
Q: Is there a gluten-free version of this recipe?
A: Yes, you can make the quesadillas gluten-free by using gluten-free tortillas.
Q: Can I use other kinds of cheese?
A: Yes, you can experiment with different cheeses such as cheddar, mozzarella or pepper jack. Have fun!
Q: How do I know when the quesadillas are done cooking?
A: The quesadillas should be golden brown and the cheese should be melted and bubbling. Use a spatula to gently press down on the quesadilla to check if it’s crispy enough. Once it is, remove from oven and enjoy!
Q: Can I make these quesadillas on the stovetop?
A: Yes, you can make them in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook for about 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
Q: What other toppings can I add to this dish?
A: You can get creative and add your favorite toppings such as salsa, guacamole, avocado slices, jalapeños or chives. Have fun!
Cheeseburger Quesadillas are a delicious and easy way to combine two classic dishes into one yummy meal. Whether you’re looking for something quick and satisfying, or just want a unique twist on your favorite dishes – this is a perfect treat that everyone will love!
Plus, these versatile quesadillas can also be customized easily by swapping out different ingredients such as mushrooms or peppers if desired – making them perfect for those who have pickier eaters at home! So why not give these tasty cheeseburger quesadillas a try tonight?
Air Fryer Cheeseburger Quesadillas
- 4 Slices American cheese
- 8 oz Ground beef, cooked and crumbled
- 2 Large tortillas
- ½ Gherkin
- ⅛ White onion
- 2 tbsp Cream cheese
- Preheat air fryer to 375°F.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the ground beef, gherkin, onion, cream cheese and one tablespoon of butter or oil. Cook until beef is fully cooked through – about 5 minutes.
- Place one tortilla on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Top each tortilla evenly with the crumbled ground beef mixture then top with the cheese.
- Place the second tortilla on top, pressing down lightly to make sure the quesadillas hold their shape.
- Air Fryer for 4-5 minutes – until golden brown and cheese is melted.
- Enjoy your delicious Cheeseburger Quesadillas!
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