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The Perfect Quesadilla

The Perfect Quesadilla

The Perfect Quesadilla

Let’s be honest, at some point in our lives, most people have loved fast food Mexican food. If you’re anything like us, we loved a good Quesadilla.  They are simple, flavorful, fulfilling, and super easy to make.  

Using our organically sourced Spicy Mama bbq rub and adding cumin you have the perfect taco seasoning that isn’t full of fillers, anti-caking agents, preservatives, etc. You can feel good about serving this to your friends and family.  

As always, this is a simple recipe that is quick and easy for busy families yet is full of flavor.  We went simple, by adding shredded cheese and ground taco beef into our quesadillas, but the sky is the limit.  You can add peppers, onions, jalapenos to make it your own.  

If you haven’t done any cooking on griddle or plancha, I would highly recommend it. It’s a great and easy way to cook delicious food for your family. 

Backyard Rubs Spicy Mama Beef Quesadilla

Spicy Mama Beef Quesadilla 

Prep time: 10-15 minutes

Cook time: 15-20  minutes


  • 1lb Ground Beef Chicken
  • 3tbsp - Spicy Mama Rub
  • 1tbsp - Cumin
  • ⅓ - Cup of water
  • 2Tbsp - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Large Flour Tortilla
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Cilantro
  • Non-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt (instead of sour cream)


  1. Brown the ground beef on the stove, when finished, drain the fat and add in 3tbsp of Spicy Mama, 1tbsp of Cumin, and ⅓ cup of water - Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes. 
  2. Prep your grill for direct cooking with a Plancha or griddle (350-400 degrees)
  3. Once your grill is at temperature apply olive oil and put your tortilla on the Plancha. 
  4. Add the desired amount of cheese and ground beef 
  5. When the tortilla begins to brown and the cheese is melting fold the tortilla in half.
  6. Flip tortilla and cook until desired crisp and cheese is melted.
  7. Slice and garnish with cilantro serve with non-fat plain Greek yogurt.
  8. Serve and enjoy. 

Backyard Rubs Spicy Mama Beef Quesadilla

Backyard Rubs Spicy Mama Beef Quesadilla

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