Your Basic Quesadilla

Total Time
10 mins
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This is one of the ways I make a simple quesadilla at home. Quesadillas made like this can be found at Mexican restaurants.

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  1. In a pan skillet large enough to hold one of the tortillas flat, melt ½ of the butter.
  2. Fry one side of one of the tortillas, then remove it from the pan.
  3. Put the rest of the butter in the pan, then put the unfried tortilla in to cook.
  4. Immediately sprinkle the cheese on top of the tortilla in the pan, then top with the previously fried tortilla, browned side up.
  5. Press them together with a spatula and fry the quesadilla until the cheese is melted.
  6. Remove it from the pan and cut in wedges like a pizza.
  7. Top with sour cream and/or salsa.
  8. Enjoy!
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5 5

I make these up and throw some chicken in. I then freeze them and when I want them for lunch or to take to work, I just take one out of the freezer and by the time I get to work it is ready to be zapped. Yum!

5 5

Fast and easy...much tastier than throwing together a sandwich. I used smart balance butter and just used fiesta blend cheese with some taco sauce sprinkled on top of that. Great Little Meal!

Easy, quick, inexpensive, and DELICIOUS. I added chicken, served the quesadilla with guacamole, sour cream and salsa accompanied with refried beans and mexican rice. family loved it.