10 Surprising Quesadilla Recipe Ideas
Quesadillas let you experiment with an endless variety of flavors and textures. So, grab the tortillas, heat up the skillet and find the best quesadilla recipe for your next fiesta!
You expect pierogi to be a savory dumpling packed with potatoes, onions and cheese, a celebrated and beloved comfort food in Central Europe. This recipe puts a twist on the Polish favorite by transforming it into a quesadilla. You could even add sauerkraut and serve with sour cream and spicy mustard!
For a quesadilla like this, finger-licking is encouraged. Whip up sweet and tangy barbecue-inspired quesadillas using a rotisserie chicken, or make with shredded pork for another delicious variety of a barbecue staple.
Pinch of Yum
Smoked Gouda Mushroom Quesadillas
There’s so mushroom for creativity when it comes to making the perfect quesadilla, but these may be too gouda to be true. The delicious pairing of smoked gouda and sauteed mushrooms from Pinch of Yum yields a smoky quesadilla that’ll make your taste buds dance.
Think our outrageously delicious sweet potato quesadillas could be the next dish passed around your family’s Thanksgiving dinner table?The satisfying sweet potatoes are a versatile superfood packed with vitamins and nutrients, and hearty black beans provide lots of fiber and protein.
Taste and Tell
Rio Grande Chicken Quesadillas
Indulge your soul and warm your heart with extraordinary Rio Grande chicken quesadillas from Taste and Tell. Refried beans create a satisfying and filling quesadilla that can be enjoyed as a warm appetizer or a main course. Serve with salsa, sour cream and extra guacamole. (Here’s our recipe for homemade guac.)
Running to the Kitchen
Peach Burrata Bacon Quesadillas
Juicy peaches, creamy burrata cheese and crispy bacon… what an unlikely trio! It simply works. This fruity-savory quesadilla from Running to the Kitchen is best served open-faced and topped with crunchy pistachios and fresh basil. Gather around and sip a glass of fruity wine with this beautiful masterpiece.
The Food Blog
Sriracha Salmon Quesadillas
The Food Blog’s funky fusion of smoky, spicy Sriracha and meaty, buttery salmon create this uniquely-flavored quesadilla that is sure to become a topic of conversation. You may be thinking, “Wait… cheese and fish… together?” Fear not: Monterey Jack cheese goes (perhaps unexpectedly) well with salmon.
Pumpkin, Apple & Caramelized Onion Quesadillas
Ideal for cozy sweaters and cool weather! This sinfully delicious vegan quesadilla combines pumpkin, apple and caramelized onions for a sweet and savory surprise in every bite. The tender textures of these unconventional quesadilla ingredients will have you reaching for the tortillas again and again. Thanks, Veggie Inspired!
Combining a pizza with a quesadilla is a sure-fire winner for almost every kid. Don’t be surprised to see this family-friendly combo on your dinner rotation frequently.
Not to sound too cheesy or corny, but these a-maize-ing quesadillas will melt your heart. Corn adds a sweet flavor and juicy texture that makes it the life of the party in any dish.