Your Basic Quesadilla

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Chef Patience

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

Top Review by brightangel09

Ummmm, oh my GOODNESS. This was my first time ever making quesadillas. I was born and raised in Southern California so I know VERY well how good quesadillas should taste... I definitely had a very very strong assumption that even after years and years and years of attempting to make quesadillas they would DEFINITELY come nowhere near the food I grew up eating over there... Nonetheless on the FIRST time, but let me tell you... Absolutely astonishingly they tasted EXACTLYYYYY like the taco shops you find... I mean it was mind-blowingly amazing haha. Thank you so much for this! Customer for life ;);););)

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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