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Fast-off-the-Grill Chorizo Quesadillas

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Fast-off-the-Grill Chorizo Quesadillas

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Chorizo is a flavorful Mexican sausage that can be found in speciality grocery stores and some large supermarkets. This is a great starter for your outdoor gathering.


  • 3/4 lb. Mexican-style pork chorizo sausage
  • 5 flour tortillas (10-inch)
  • 16 oz. refried beans (black bean)
  • 1/2 lb. colby cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro (loosely packed)
  • olive oil (For brushing)
  • 1 1/2 cups tomatillo salsa (store-bought, see cook's note)
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    1. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Use a spatula to crumble the chorizo as you place it in the pan. Sauté the chorizo until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the chorizo from the skillet to a plate.
    2. Arrange 5 tortillas on a work surface. Spread about 1/4 cup refried beans evenly over half of each tortilla, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Scatter about
    3. 1/3 cup cooked chorizo over beans. Scatter a generous 1/3 cup of cheese over top. Divide and arrange cilantro over top of cheese. Fold opposite half of tortilla over the filling. (The quesadillas can be assembled up to 1 hour before serving. Cover loosely with plastic wrap so they don’t dry out, and
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    Alexis Melvin 4 years ago
    super simple to make and the entire family enjoyed it