Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Use a spatula to crumble the chorizo as you place it in the pan. Saute the chorizo until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the chorizo from the skillet to a plate.
Arrange 5 tortillas on a work surface. Spread about 1/4 cup refried beans evenly over half of each tortilla, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Scatter about 1/3 cup cooked chorizo over beans. Scatter a generous 1/3 cup of cheese over top. Divide and arrange cilantro over top of cheese. Fold opposite half of tortilla over the filling. (The quesadillas can be assembled up to 1 hour before serving. Cover loosely with plastic wrap so they dont dry out, and set aside at room temperature.)
Prepare a medium fire in a charcoal grill or preheat a gas grill on medium.
Brush outsides of tortillas with a small amount of oil. Using a wide spatula, transfer quesadillas to the grill. Grill on one side for about one minute, slide and turn quesadillas 90 degrees, grilling until nice cross-hatch grill marks appear. Slide spatula underneath to flip quesadillas and grill the second side.
Transfer the quesadillas to a cutting board. Use a sharp knife or pizza cutter to cut the quesadillas into 5 wedges. Arrange on a platter and serve immediately accompanied with the tomatillo salsa.
Republished with Permission, National Pork Council
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (197g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 267 (53%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 29.7g||40 %|
|Saturated Fat 12.9g||65 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 12.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.7g|
|Cholesterol 64.4mg||20 %|
|Sodium 1227.2mg||42 %|
|Potassium 537.3mg||14 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 34g||10 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.7g||19 %|
|Sugars, other 29.3g|
|Protein 23.9g||34 %|
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Calories per serving: 501
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