Print Options

Back to Three-Cheese Quesadillas >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Three-Cheese Quesadillas

 Three-Cheese Quesadillas
Our taste-testing panel swore this dish was from a restaurant. “If desired, you can also make this with reduced-fat products to lighten it up.” Sandy Smith - Saugerties, New York
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chopped ripe olives
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • Sour cream, optional


  • Spread butter over one side of each tortilla. Spread cream cheese
  • over unbuttered side on half the tortillas. Sprinkle with cheeses,
  • onion, cilantro and olives. Top with remaining tortillas, buttered
  • side up.
  • Cook on a griddle over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or
  • until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa and sour
  • cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 quesadilla (calculated without sour cream) equals 560 calories, 30 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 928 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 18 g protein.