These Blackstone Big Mac Quesadillas are my take on the viral TikTok Smash Burger Tacos, but bigger. More quesadilla, more big mac flavors, more fun! These easy big mac quesadillas are full of savory beyond beef (you can use regular ground beef!), melty cheese, tart pickles, shredded romaine lettuce, and a tangy homemade special sauce.
- What is a big mac quesadilla?
- What is big mac sauce made of?
- Why cook quesadillas on the Blackstone Grill?
- How many quesadillas does one package of Beyond Beef make?
- Ingredients for Big Mac Quesadillas
- Blackstone Grill Tip
- Instructions for Blackstone Quesadillas
- Tips for Making Quesadillas on the Blackstone Grill
- What to serve with a big mac quesadilla
What is a big mac quesadilla?
These stuffed tortillas are like a mix between the classic McDonald's Big Mac Burger and a cheesy, crispy quesadilla. Instead of stacking everything on a bun, all of the toppings from the famous fast food burger are tucked into a large flour tortilla and grilled for the ultimate cheesy, melty, and flavorful mashup.
What is big mac sauce made of?
Homemade big mac sauce is made of mayonnaise, ketchup, yellow mustard, diced pickles or pickle relish, vinegar, sugar, and salt.
Why cook quesadillas on the Blackstone Grill?
In this post, I'll show you how to make these big mac quesadillas on a Blackstone Grill. I've got step-by-step instructions and a video!
Cooking these Big Mac Quesadillas on a Blackstone Grill works because:
- I love my Blackstone grill and find any excuse to use it
- you can fit 6-8 quesadillas on the grill at the same time (party time!)
- you can cook extra sides on the grill, like fried onions or grilled vegetables
- once you turn off the grill, the quesadillas ALL stay warm while you add the toppings to each one - perfect for groups
- it's so fast cooking them all at the same time
Using a Blackstone Grill to make quesadillas is so perfect because nothing gets cold and you can make enough for 6-8 people at a time - all in the time it takes to make one!
If you make these in a pan, you'll have to stagger the cook time, or keep them on warm in the oven (if you're ok with warm lettuce).
Cooking these one at a time in a pan will take 5-6 minutes per quesadilla, meaning that making 6 quesadillas can take about 30-40 minutes!
How many quesadillas does one package of Beyond Beef make?
I make 4 large tortillas with one 340 gram package. The beyond beef is spread out very thin on the tortilla - you might think it's too thin. But don't be tempted to double it, it's spread thin so that it cooks properly.
When you fold the tortilla you are getting double that amount per bite, making it exactly the right amount!
Ingredients for Big Mac Quesadillas
See the recipe card for exact amounts.
Instructions for Blackstone Quesadillas
These big mac quesadillas cook fast once the grill is on so I recommend that you have all of your toppings ready and outside with you.
Once you flip the tortillas you add the filling and they are done!
- Make the sauce first by adding all of the sauce ingredients in a bowl and stirring.
- Divide the beyond beef into 4 if using large tortillas. You can can probably do 8-10 small tortillas.
- Spread the beyond beef out in a thin layer (so it cooks properly!). You will fold the tortilla after so you'll be getting double that amount per bite actually.
- Add some oil and the diced onion on the hot grill. Cook for 2-3 minutes before adding the tortillas so that they get a head start.
- Spread cooking oil on the grill and add the tortillas beef side down. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Scrape underneath the tortillas to loosen the beyond beef. Flip.
- Turn the grill off. The residual heat will cook the other side and keep the quesadillas warm. Add the cheese. It will start melting. You can also rotate a few basting covers to help the cheese melt faster.
- Add the grilled onion and the burger sauce.
- Finally, add the lettuce and pickles. Add the toppings in whatever amounts you want.
- Use both spatulas to help you fold the tortilla in half.
- The outside of the tortilla should also be crispy!
I like to cut these big mac tortillas into three for serving to make them easier to bite into. Serve as is or with extra sauce!
Tips for Making Quesadillas on the Blackstone Grill
What to serve with a big mac quesadilla
You can go the fast food route and serve these Blackstone quesadillas with a side of fries. Try my Garlic Parmesan Fries. To add some greens to your meal, try a Spinach and Arugula salad or a Southwest Grilled Corn Salad.
Looking for something similar? Try my takeout inspired Breakfast Crunch Wrap.
These are best made as you want them because lettuce can get stringy and weird when you reheat it. To keep a few quesadillas for leftovers leave the toppings out and just fill them with the beyond beef, onions, and cheese. They can be reheated in the oven or air fryer and then filled with the sauce, pickles, and lettuce.
This Big Mac Quesadilla recipe is vegetarian because it uses Beyond Beef instead of beef. To make this vegan, use a vegan cheese product and vegan mayo in the special sauce.
You can make round quesadillas by covering the tortilla with another tortilla after you flip it instead of folding it in half.
You can make smaller quesadillas by using small or medium tortillas.
The toppings can be varied but these toppings are all typical to the big mac burger. Try adding tomatoes or bacon.
Big Mac Quesadillas
- Blackstone Grill , or
- large skillet
For the Quesadillas
- 4 large flour tortillas
- 340 grams beyond beef
- 2 cups shredded cheese
- 1 head romaine lettuce (shredded)
- 4 pickles (sliced)
- 1 small onion (diced)
- oil (for grilling)
For the Burger Sauce
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon ketchup
- 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
- 2 teaspoons chopped pickles
- splash pickle juice
- splash vinegar
- pinch salt
- pinch sugar
For the Burger Sauce
- Mix all of the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
For the Quesadillas
- Prep the tortillas: Divide the beyond beef into 4 portions and spread one portion onto each tortilla. Spread it thin.
- Prep all toppings before you even turn the grill on. Bring everything outside when you start to grill.
- Preheat the grill to medium - medium-high heat.
- Add oil to the grill and add the onions. Let them get a head start on cooking for a few minutes. Stir them occasionally while making the quesadillas.
- Add the tortillas to the grill with the beyond beef side down. Cook for about 4-5 minutes or until beef is cooked through.
- Scrape underneath the tortillas to loosen the beef and then flip each tortilla.
- Add cheese and let it cook for another 2 minutes or so until the cheese starts to melt. You can also use a basting cover (or a few of them) to cover the quesadillas and let the cheese melt. It's not necessary if you don't use a lot of cheese.
- Turn the heat off on the grill as you quickly top and fold the quesadillas.
- To top the quesadillas: add some sauce, pickles, and then lettuce. Put the pickles and lettuce only on one side because you'll be flipping the other side over.
- Use the spatulas to help you fold each quesadilla in half.
- Remove the quesadillas and serve them hot and cut them into two or three pieces.
- Remember to clean your grill!
Nutritional information is an estimate. Values vary based on products used.
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