Easy Breakfast Quesadillas Recipe

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Joan Curtis Modified: March 22, 2022
Easy Breakfast Quesadillas Recipe

How To Make Easy Breakfast Quesadillas

Start your day right with this loaded quesadillas recipe! It’s got filling sausage meat, beans, cheese, and so much more to keep you full all morning.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbground breakfast sausage
  • 1small red bell peppercored and diced
  • 1small white onionpeeled and diced
  • 1jalapeñoseeded and finely diced
  • 6eggswhisked
  • 4large flour tortillasburrito-sized
  • 2cupsMexican-blend cheese
  • ½cupblack beansrinsed
  • ½cupwhole kernel corn
  • salsaor sour cream, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Brown the breakfast sausage in a large sauté pan according to package instructions, crumbling it with a spoon as it cooks.

  3. Transfer the cooked sausage to a separate plate with a slotted spoon, and set aside.

  4. Reserve 1 tablespoon of grease, then discard the rest.

  5. Add the tablespoon of grease back to the pan, along with the diced bell pepper, onion, and jalapeno.

  6. Sauté over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, or until the onion is soft and cooked through.

  7. Transfer mixture to a separate plate, then set aside.

  8. Return the pan to the stove, then add the whisked eggs.

  9. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until the eggs are scrambled and cooked.

  10. Remove from heat and set aside.

  11. Lay two tortillas out on a parchment-covered baking sheet.

  12. Sprinkle ½ cup of shredded cheese evenly on top of each tortilla.

  13. Portion the scrambled eggs evenly between the two tortillas, spreading them out evenly on top of the cheese.

  14. Continue likewise with the bell pepper mixture, cooked sausage, black beans, corn, and the remainder of the shredded cheese.

  15. Top with the remaining 2 tortillas.

  16. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted all the way through the quesadillas, and the tortillas begin to crisp slightly around the edges.

  17. Remove from the oven, then cut into six pieces with a knife.

  18. Serve immediately with salsa, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 912.11kcal
  • Fat: 55.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 21.10g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.17g
  • Fiber: 6.38g
  • Sugar: 6.92g
  • Protein: 49.86g
  • Cholesterol: 372.52mg
  • Sodium: 1579.97mg
  • Calcium: 550.00mg
  • Potassium: 1048.03mg
  • Iron: 6.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 263.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.30mg
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