This recipe will make you think about cheeseburgers in a whole new way

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MILWAUKEE -- Angela Horkan with the Wisconsin Beef Council joins FOX6 WakeUp to share a recipe that will make you think about cheeseburgers in a whole new way.

Bacon Cheeseburger Quesadilla 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lean Ground Beef
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 8 fajita-size flour tortillas
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions:

  • To make the beef filling, heat a large skillet with the olive oil, then add the ground beef to brown.
  • After the beef has been broken up and browned through, add the ketchup, cream cheese, garlic powder and salt and stir to combine.
  • Remove the beef filling from the pan and let the skillet cool for a few minutes, then wipe out with a paper towel.
  • Return the skillet to the heat and add a tablespoon of butter to start melting.
  • Add one flour tortilla to the skillet then lay on a cup of the beef filling followed buy a half cup of cheese and a handful of bacon pieces.
    Place another flour tortilla on top and press down with a plate.
  • Cook for a minute, then check the bottom of the quesadilla with a spatula for doneness.
  • Cook for another minute or two until the bottom is browned, then remove the plate and flip the quesadilla over.
  • If needed, add a little more butter to the pan for the other side to brown.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes for the other side to brown then remove from the skillet to a cutting board.
    Repeat with the remaining 3 quesadillas.