The quesadilla. So simple and humble, the perfect vehicle for using up leftover pulled pork! And did you know you can make quesadillas in your OVEN?? Sure makes them fast and easy. Your family will fall in love with Pulled Pork Oven Quesadillas. #LodgeCast Iron #pulledpork #quesadillas #tortillas #cheesy #ovenbaked #sheetpanmeal
2 ½ - 3cupscooked pulled pork, chopped into bite-size pieces
1cupcorn and black bean salsa
6flour tortillas, 8-inch
¼cupmelted unsalted butter
2cups8 oz. shredded Monterey Jack or Colby Jack Cheese
Sour cream, guacamole, salsa, chopped cilantro, for garnishing
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
In a large skillet, combine the cooked, pulled pork with the salsa, scallions, cumin, salt, and oregano flakes, cooking uncovered, over medium heat for a couple of minutes, just until the pork is hot throughout. (Or you can warm these ingredients in the microwave in a bowl.0
Brush one side of each tortilla with melted butter, placing it buttered side down onto a large rimmed baking sheet.
Sprinkle 1/3 cup of cheese onto half of a tortilla; top with approx. 1/3 cup of the warm pork mixture. Fold the tortilla over the filing, then repeat with the remaining tortillas, pulled pork filling, and cheese, placing all the quesadillas into the baking sheet.
Bake the quesadillas, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes, or until the quesadillas are golden brown on each side, turning each of them half way through the baking time.
To serve, cut the quesadillas into wedges and top with sour cream, guacamole, salsa, and cilantro, as desired.