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Sausage and Egg Breakfast Quesadillas


  • 1 lbs salt and pepper sausage
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 6 oz. cheddar cheese
  • 6 medium flour tortillas


Step 1
Add the sausage to a skillet and cook over medium heat until the sausage is browned and crispy on the edges. When the sausage is cooked, remove it from the skillet using a slotted spoon so they grease stays behind in the skillet.
Step 2
While the sausage is cooking, crack six eggs into a bowl and season with salt and pepper (about ¼ tsp each). Whisk the eggs. Shred the cheddar cheese.
Step 3
Add the whisked eggs to the skillet with the sausage grease, and continue to cook them over medium heat, gently folding them as the eggs set. Cook until the eggs are set, but still moist. Remove the skillet from the heat.
Step 4
With the skillet off the heat, add the cooked sausage and shredded cheddar to the skillet with the scrambled eggs. Fold the ingredients together until they are evenly combined.
Step 5
Place about ½ cup of the sausage, egg, and cheese mixture into each tortilla, spreading it out to cover half of the tortilla. Fold the tortilla closed. You can either toast or freeze the quesadillas at this point (see freezing instructions above the recipe).
Step 6
To cook the quesadillas, add them back to the skillet (I like to do this in a dry skillet) and cook over medium heat on each side until the tortilla is brown and crispy and the cheese on the inside is melted. Slice the quesadilla into three pieces, then serve.
Original Recipe from Budget Bytes

1 comment

  • My variation is called Tortomlet: Tortilla, cheese, omelet, green onions and salsa.

    I also make a tortizza that’ quick, easy and good.

    Bob Scheef

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