Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla


Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla

A Savory Morning Delight

Looking to start your day with a savoury twist? The Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla is here to make your mornings extra delicious. This delightful fusion of flavors combines the rich taste of beef jerky with the gooey goodness of melted cheese, all enveloped in a crispy flour tortilla. Whether you’re a fan of classic cheddar or prefer a spicy kick with sliced jalapeños, this quesadilla is customizable to suit your taste buds perfectly.

What makes this breakfast quesadilla stand out is the inclusion of shredded beef jerky. Its hearty and smoky flavor infuses every bite, creating a satisfying and protein-packed morning meal. Whether you have some leftover beef jerky or want to try a new way of enjoying this favourite snack, the quesadilla is an excellent canvas for showcasing its bold taste.

The preparation of this Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla is a breeze, making it an ideal option for busy mornings. In just a few minutes, you can have a warm, crispy, and cheesy quesadilla ready to devour. The key is to achieve that perfect golden-brown crust while ensuring the cheese inside melts to a gooey delight.

Serve this quesadilla with a dollop of sour cream and a side of zesty salsa for dipping, or enjoy it as is for a quick and filling breakfast. It’s a versatile dish that can easily be customized to your preferences. Add some sautéed veggies for an extra nutritional boost, or swap the cheese for your favourite melty variety.

Whether you’re fueling up for a busy day or treating yourself to a weekend brunch, the Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla is a savoury delight that’s sure to become a breakfast favourite. Savour the bold flavors, the cheesy goodness, and the convenience of this delightful morning treat that’s bursting with protein and satisfaction. So, rise and shine with this delectable breakfast quesadilla and kickstart your day on a savoury note!


Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla

Start your day with a savoury delight - the Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla. This delicious fusion of flavors combines shredded beef jerky with gooey melted cheese, all wrapped in a crispy flour tortilla. Whether you prefer classic cheddar or a spicy kick with jalapeños, this customizable quesadilla promises to tantalize your taste buds. Easy to prepare in just a few minutes, it's a protein-packed breakfast that will leave you feeling satisfied and ready to take on the day. Enjoy this versatile dish with sour cream and salsa for dipping or add sautéed veggies for extra nutrition. Rise and shine with this delectable morning treat!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 2


  • 1 Non-Stick Skillet
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Cutting Board


  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or any cheese of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup shredded beef jerky (any flavor you prefer)
  • 1 tbsp butter or cooking oil
  • Sliced jalapeños (optional, for added spice)
  • Sour cream and salsa, for dipping (optional)


  • Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and add the butter or cooking oil.
  • Lay one flour tortilla flat on the skillet. Sprinkle half of the shredded cheese evenly over the tortilla.
  • Scatter the shredded beef jerky on top of the cheese, ensuring it's spread evenly across the tortilla.
  • If you enjoy some heat, add sliced jalapeños over the beef jerky.
  • Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheese over the beef jerky and top with the second flour tortilla.
  • Press down gently with a spatula to compact the quesadilla.
  • Cook the quesadilla for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the tortillas turn golden brown and the cheese melts to a gooey perfection.
  • Once both sides are crispy and the cheese is fully melted, remove the quesadilla from the skillet and place it on a cutting board.
  • Let it cool for a minute before cutting it into quarters or wedges.
  • Serve the Beef Jerky and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla with a side of sour cream and salsa for dipping, if desired.


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Keyword beef jerky dip, breakfast, cheese

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