Beef and sweet pepper quesadillas

Beef and Sweet Pepper Quesadillas_69524Try our quick and delicious British beef quesadilla with peppers, chorizo, and buffalo mozzarella cheese, courtesy of Simply Beef and Lamb. A delight for your taste buds!

Serves: 4 people
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 18 minutes


  • 375g lean beef mince.
  • 2tbsp oil.
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped.
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped.
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped.
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and finely chopped.
  • 100g chorizo sausage, roughly cubed.
  • Large pinch chilli flakes.
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper.
  • 2-3tbsp freshly chopped coriander or flat leaf parsley.
  • 1 pack of flour tortillas.
  • 4tbsp tomato chutney.
  • 1 x 150g tub or bag buffalo mozzarella cheese, roughly torn.


  1. Heat half the oil in a large shallow, non-stick frying pan and cook the garlic, onions and peppers for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add the mince and chorizo and cook for 5-10 minutes until brown. Stir in the chilli flakes and season. Add the coriander or parsley and cool slightly.
  3. Place 4 tortillas on a chopping board and spread evenly with the chutney, beef and cheese. Top each with another tortilla, press down and set aside.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a clean, non-stick frying pan on a moderate heat and fry the tortillas, one at a time for 2-3 minutes. Invert onto a plate, then slide back into the pan and cook for a further 2-3 minutes until the cheese melts.
  5. Repeat with the remaining tortillas, adding extra oil to the pan if required.
  6. Slice into quarters and serve immediately.

Thanks to Simply Beef and Lamb for this recipe. You'll find loads of inspiration for cooking with beef and lamb, as well as nutritional information, on their website -

Related categories: Beef Recipes Savoury dishes

Last edited: 01 June 2021 at 18:25

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