How to Cook Tasty Applebee's Quesadilla Burger Copycat

How to Cook Tasty Applebee's Quesadilla Burger Copycat

Applebee's Quesadilla Burger Copycat.

Applebee's Quesadilla Burger Copycat You can have Applebee's Quesadilla Burger Copycat using 17 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Applebee's Quesadilla Burger Copycat

  1. It’s 1 lb of ground beef.
  2. Prepare 2 cups of cheddar jack cheese.
  3. It’s 1 cup of shredded lettuce.
  4. It’s 8 of street taco sized flour tortillas.
  5. Prepare 2 tbs of unsalted butter – melted.
  6. Prepare of For the Pico de Gallo.
  7. It’s 2 of Roma tomatoes – seeded and finely diced.
  8. You need 1/2 of small sweet onion – finely diced.
  9. It’s 2 tbs of fresh cilantro – finely chopped.
  10. Prepare 1 tbs of fresh lime juice.
  11. You need 1/4 tsp of salt.
  12. It’s 1/4 tsp of chili powder (optional).
  13. Prepare 1 of small jalapeño – seeded, minced (optional).
  14. You need of For the Mexi-Ranch.
  15. It’s 1/4 cup of ranch dressing.
  16. Prepare 2 tbs of salsa (any heat level).
  17. Prepare 1/2 tsp of hot sauce (such as Tabasco or Sriracha).

Applebee's Quesadilla Burger Copycat step by step

  1. In a medium bowl mix all ingredients for pico de gallo together until well incorporated. In a small bowl wisk together ingredients for mexi-ranch until blended. Cover both and refrigerate 1 hour..
  2. Form ground beef into 4 burger patties. Season with salt and pelper if desired (I didnt bother becsuse there's enough salt everywhere else hete). Grill burgers to desired doneness (or to at least 160°F internal temp if you're a stickler on that)..
  3. While burgers grill heat a large skillet over medium heat. Working with 4 tortillas at a time, brush one side of each tortilla with melted butter. Place buttered side down in skillet. Spread 1/4 cup of shredded cheese in an even layer over each tortilla. Cook until cheese is melted and tortillas are golden on bottom..
  4. Transfer tortillas to plates, 2 per plate, cheese side up. Repeat with remaining 4 tortillas..
  5. To Assemble: Place one burger patty on what will be the bottom tortilla, top with pico de gallo, shredded lettuce, then a couple spoonfuls of mexi-ranch. Place other tortilla, cheese side doen, on top. Press everything together. Eat. Enjoy!.

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