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Oxtail Quesadillas
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5 from 2 votes

Oxtail Quesadillas

These quesadillas use leftover oxtails to make some amazing appetizers or main dish that super easy to make.
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: oxtails



  • 4 large flour tortilla
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend room temperature
  • 8 oz. Oaxaca cheese cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 6 cooked oxtails shredded
  • 4 teaspoon oil

Spicy Mayo:

  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce


  • Turn on the heat to medium in a large skillet, once hot add 1 teaspoon of oil and with a paper towel evenly spread around pan. Lay a tortilla flat in the center add ½ cup cheddar, ½ cup Mexican blend, 3 pieces of Oaxaca and ¼ cup oxtails. Place quesadilla in skillet and let cook for 2 ½ minutes. Fold in half and cook for 1 minute on each side.
  • To make spicy mayo, in a bowl mix mayonnaise and hot sauce together, serve on the side.