Corned Beef Quesadillas

Give your favorite Mexican dish a fusion spin, with this easy recipe that uses Old El Paso flour tortillas and classic Reuben sandwich ingredients.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4


Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11-oz package)
tablespoon butter, melted
slices (about 1 oz each) Irish Swiss cheese
cup chopped leftover corned beef
cup well-drained sauerkraut
Thousand Island dressing, if desired

  • 1 Heat nonstick griddle or large skillet over medium heat. Brush 1 side of each tortilla with melted butter; place tortillas, buttered side down, on griddle.
  • 2 Top each tortilla with 1 cheese slice, 1/4 cup corned beef, 2 tablespoons sauerkraut and another cheese slice. Fold tortilla in half over filling. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • 3 Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. Serve with Thousand Island dressing.

Expert Tips

Can’t find Irish Swiss? A domestic Swiss cheese can be substituted.

You can use chopped corned beef from the deli if you don’t have leftovers.