Are you tired after a full day with your works? You had us at quesadillas! Mexican-style quesadillas are one of the easier recipes to make. All you need to do is layer a few ingredients in between two tortillas (flour or corn), brush the outsides with something to help them toast up (oil or butter), and cook them quickly (by pan-toasting, grilling, frying, or oven-baking) until the filling is hot, and the tortillas are toasted. Let’s note some quick recipes below!
Easy Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas
With only a handful of ingredients, including packaged cooked diced chicken, these easy, cheesy chicken quesadillas are budget-friendly and simple enough for kids to assemble themselves. The recipe suggests using Colby and mozzarella cheeses, but you could also use pepper jack, cheddar, Havarti, or any other favorite cheese you have on hand.
Squash Blossom and Mushroom Quesadillas
Squash blossoms are the beautiful, edible, golden-orange flowers of the squash plant, that are available from spring to early fall. Their delicate flavor and texture shine in this creative quesadilla recipe. It combines squash blossoms with cheese, mushrooms, onions, and garlic, inside of toasted flour tortillas. Slice them into wedges for an elegant finger-food appetizer.
Baked Ham and Cheese Quesadilla
Tired of the same old ham and cheese sandwich? Upgrade your brown bag lunch, or create more inspired school lunches, with an easy baked ham and cheese quesadilla. You can even serve it for a quick weeknight dinner, with soup or salad on the side to round out your meal.
Barbecue Chicken Quesadilla
Tangy, saucy, and satisfying, barbecue chicken quesadillas are sure to be a hit with both kids and grown-ups. Follow the included recipe for marinated chicken, or save time with a rotisserie bird from the grocery store. Store-bought barbecue sauce, pre-shredded Mexican-style cheese, and sliced red onion are the other, easy ingredients that round out this yummy meal or snack.
Pumpkin Quesadillas With Onion, Corn, and Poblano Peppers
Gourmet-style pumpkin quesadillas with corn and poblanos (a mild Mexican chili pepper, also known as ancho chilies) make a tasty, savory snack or meal to enjoy in the autumn months when fresh pumpkin is readily available. Using pork lard for the stir-fry, instead of vegetable oil, imparts classic crispiness to the warm vegetable filling.
Grilled Chicken and Eggplant Quesadillas
Grilled chicken quesadillas are always a popular appetizer at summer cookout parties. Smokey grilled eggplant and onions make a tasty complement to chicken cubes infused with the tastes of cilantro, lime, and jalapeno peppers that are added to grilled tortillas, along with gooey, melted cheese.
Serve them with your favorite toppings like salsa, sour cream, guacamole, or pico de gallo. However you like to customize your quesadillas, this essential collection of easy, cheesy quesadilla recipes has something for everyone in the family to enjoy.