Flour tortillas held together with a gooey filling – that’s the idea behind quesadillas, a quick, simple meal, snack, or dessert! You can mix-and-match ingredients to serve up quesadillas any time of day. To fuel up your kids in the morning, try breakfast quesadillas bursting with eggs, bacon and cheese. For lunch or dinner, make classic spicy beef quesadillas or grilled chicken quesadillas. And in case you haven’t noticed, quesadillas may be thought of as a Mexican meal you don’t need to use south of the border fixings to fill them. Not convinced? Just try the recipe for Italian quesadillas that have all the flavor of pizza without all the work. Or for dessert, chocolate chip quesadillas and strawberry chocolate quesadillas are fast and flavorful.
Start your day with these breakfast quesadillas from The Pioneer Woman. Crisp pieces of bacon and then add in eggs until cooked through. Place the flour tortilla on a greased pan and top with shredded cheese and the bacon-egg combo. Top with slices of avocado – if your kids are fans – and then more cheese before adding another flour tortilla.
This grilled chicken quesadilla recipe from Kraft tastes like a barbecue all wrapped up in a flour tortilla. Prepare sliced onions in boiling water until soft, drain and add in vinegar and sugar. Grill chicken, coating in barbecue sauce as it heats. Place thin-cut strips of chicken into flour tortillas along with the onions and American cheese.
Think pizza pockets with this Italian quesadilla recipe from Just a Pinch. Spread a spoonful of pesto sauce on the flour tortilla before sprinkling with mozzarella and provolone cheeses. Fold the tortilla and cook until golden and the cheese melty. Cut into triangles and offer spaghetti sauce for dipping.
Dessert time! Criss-cross a flour tortilla with honey and then top with chocolate chips followed by a sprinkling of cinnamon. Over medium-high heat cook the tortilla until the chips just begin to melt. Allow to cool slightly before cutting these chocolate chip quesadillas from Taste of Home.
Smear a chocolate-hazelnut spread, like Nutella, all over a flour tortilla and then layer sliced strawberries on top. Fold over the tortilla and then heat in a hot skillet until the chocolate begins to soften. Serve up these dessert strawberry and chocolate quesadilla recipe from Ready, Set, Eat topped with whipped cream. Expect plenty of smiles all around – and requests for seconds!