Today’s Menu: Beef Quesadillas w/ Refried Beans

December 15, 2015 at 5:55 PM | Posted in Fajitas | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Beef Quesadillas w/ Refried Beans

 

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Cool, cloudy and showers around here today. After breakfast I went to Kroger for a few items and then ran a couple of errands for Mom. Back home all caught up with everything and gave me a chance to lay down for a while, I’ve been dealing with a sinus headache the last couple of days or so. For dinner tonight I prepared Beef Quesadillas w/ Refried Beans.

 

 

 

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I came across the John Soules Foods Beef Fajitas at Walmart the other day and thought I would give it a try. It comes in a 2 serving package. To prepare it by package instructions; heat to 160f internal temperature. Do not overheat. Product is already fully cooked. Sizzle in skillet: 4-5 minutes (recommended) – place thawed fajita meat into skillet over medium high heat. (Spraying skillet with a non-stick cooking spray is optional.) Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, turning several times. And done! You can also prepare it by baking it and by microwave.

 

 

 

The Beef is well seasoned and good grilled flavor. I think it would work great in a stir-fry also. Good item to have in the fridge, easy to prepare and excellent flavor. They have several varieties of Beef and Chicken products. I’ll try the Chicken soon!

 

 

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To go with Beef for the Quesadilla toppings I had 2 different types of Cheese; Sargento Reduced Fat Colby-Jack Shredded Cheese and Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese. To prepare it I broke out my new Quesadilla Maker. I had bought it a few weeks ago and had not used until now. Just add 1 Tortilla, I used Mission Flour Soft Tortillas, on top of that add your Beef and sprinkle with Cheese. Add the second Tortilla on top and shut the lid, and cook. Just let it cook for 4-5 minutes and done. The Quesadilla maker automatically slices the Quesadilla, it has ridges in it that will slice the Quesadilla for you. It’s a breeze to clean up with its nonstick plates, good item to have.

 

 

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Had a side of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans, Daisy Reduced Fat Sour Cream and Old El Paso Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce (for dipping). Sprinkled chopped Cilatro and Smoked Paprika on top. The Quesadillas came out perfect! Golden Brown with the melted Cheese on top of the Beef. For dessert later a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 

 
John Soules Foods Beef Fajitas:
* U.S. inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture
* Microwaveable
* Flame broiled, seasoned and slicedJohn Soules Foods Beef Fajitas
* Fully cooked
* Gluten free
Ingredients:
Ingredients: Beef, Water Seasonings (Sodium Citrate Blend [Sodium Citrate And Sodium Acetate], Salt Spices, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Yeast Extract, Propylene Glycol, Lactic Acid, Papain, Bromelain), Coating Mixture (Modified Food Starch, Whey Protein Concentrate, Carrageenan, Sodium Citrate), Sodium Phosphate, Soy Lecithin. Contains: Milk, Soy.

 
Directions: Heating instructions: heat to 160f internal temperature. Do not overheat. Product is already fully cooked. Sizzle in skillet: 4-5 minutes (recommended) – place thawed fajita meat into skillet over medium high heat. (Spraying skillet with a non-stick cooking spray is optional.) Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, turning several times. Conventional oven: 4-5 minutes – place thawed fajita meat into one layer on a flat baking sheet. Preheat oven to 375f. bake for 4 to 5 minutes. Microwave: 1-2 minutes – place thawed fajita meat into one layer on a microwave safe dish And cover. For 3 to 6 ounces, microwave on high for 30 seconds to 1 minute. For the entire package, microwave on high for 1 to2 minutes. Cook times may vary as microwaves vary in cooking intensity.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 85 G
Servings Per Container 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120
Calories From Fat 35
% Daily Value
Total Fat 4 G 6
Saturated Fat 1.5 G 8
Trans Fat 0 G
Cholesterol 45 Mg 15
Sodium 570 Mg 24
Total Carbohydrate 2 G 1
Dietary Fiber 0 G 0
Sugars 0 G
Protein 19 G

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