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Fast & Easy Dinner: Reuben Quesadillas

Fast & Easy Dinner: Reuben Quesadillas

Every time I'm at my favorite Irish pub, FinBar Devine's, I have to order the Irish quesadillas. A tasty twist on the Mexican classic, this dish features tortillas filled with traditional Reuben sandwich ingredients: corned beef, coleslaw, and swiss cheese. It's bar food at its best.

It's okay if your neighborhood lacks an Irish pub, you can easily enjoy this delicious dish in your kitchen instead. It comes together in minutes and is a perfect middle of the week meal. Get the recipe when you

Reuben Quesadillas
From Sunset magazine
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1/2 cup salsa
1/2 cup sour cream
2 cups (1/2 lb.) shredded Swiss cheese
4 flour tortillas (10-in. size)
3 cups packaged coleslaw mix
1/2 pound thinly sliced corned beef

  1. In a small bowl, mix salsa and sour cream.
  2. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of the cheese over half of 1 tortilla. Then place 3/4 cup coleslaw mix on cheese. Drizzle about 3 tablespoons of the salsa mixture over coleslaw. Lay 1/4 of the corned beef onto coleslaw; top with 1/4 cup more cheese. Fold tortilla over to cover filling. Repeat to make 3 more quesadillas.
  3. Place quesadillas slightly apart on baking sheets. Broil 4 to 6 inches below heat until crisp and lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes (watch closely).
  4. Using a wide spatula, carefully turn each quesadilla over. Broil until crisp and lightly browned on other side, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  5. Cut quesadillas into wedges. Serve with remaining salsa mixture.

Serves 4.

CALORIES 640(52% from fat); FAT 37g (sat 18g); PROTEIN 34g; CHOLESTEROL 120mg; SODIUM 1414mg; FIBER 2.1g; CARBOHYDRATE 43g

Join The Conversation
ash_aholic ash_aholic 9 years
looks delicious!
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
Oh wow, my mouth is watering :DROOL:
amgmd amgmd 9 years
A rueben with coleslaw is not a rueben. It's called a rachel.
kiddylnd kiddylnd 9 years
Oh that looks so good...until I saw the fat content and I think I just felt an artery clog. Special Occasion treat I say!
ink-on-paper ink-on-paper 9 years
wow, my boyfriend would kill to have this!
lisabunny lisabunny 9 years
I want to try this but with sauerkraut, not coleslaw.
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 9 years
OMG! This sounds sooo good. I love corned beef.
lorioz lorioz 9 years
Sounds so good!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Definitely not for me. But I know a few people who would love this!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
MMMM looks yummy!
acaladoobie acaladoobie 9 years
I always thought a "traditional" Reubens included sauerkraut, not coleslaw.
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