Here you can learn how to make quesadillas. They are a great last
minute meal and you there are a variety of different recipes and
fillings for your quesadillas.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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How To Make Quesadillas
To make a quesadilla, layer filling on top of one tortilla. Top with
a second tortilla. In a skillet, add cooking spray and bake tortilla
on both sides for several minutes until golden brown. Or bake in the
oven for 6-10 minutes until crispy. Cut in triangles and serve. It
is that easy!
How to Make Quesadillas- Fillings
There are lots of different fillings you can create in a kids
Bean Quesadilla- Try
refried beans and cheese.
Beef Quesadilla- Mix
in cooked ground beef to refried beans and a couple tablespoons
pizza sauce, shredded cheese, pepperoni slices, whatever you
like on your pizza go ahead and add it. See recipe below.
Cheese Quesadilla- add
whatever shredded cheese you'd like, cheddar cheese and Monterey
cheese work well.
Lay 4 tortillas into a non stick skillet and place over low heat.
Spread 1/4 C of sauce evenly over each tortilla. Sprinkle each
tortilla with cheese. Place a second tortilla over the top. Cook 5
minutes or until the bottom is lightly browned. Carefully flip the
tortilla and cook an additional 3 minutes or until nicely browned.
Remove and cut into triangles.
Bean and Vegetable Quesadilla
Saute vegetables you like such as chopped peppers, zucchini, onions
or eggplant. Add cooked beans to mixture. Layer mixture between
tortillas. Bake or toast in skillet.
Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas
2 small tortillas
1/4 c. sliced olives
1/4 c. chopped cooked chicken, shredded beef, pork, or
1/2 c. shredded cheese
2 Tbsp tomato salsa, drained
Put ingredients (except tortillas) in a bowl and toss together.
Heat grill to medium heat.
Brush cooking oil on one side of each tortilla.
When grill is hot, lay one tortilla on grill, oiled side down.
Spread filling mixture over the tortilla and cover with the other
tortilla, oiled side up.
Cook with grill cover closed, for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until
cheese has started to melt, and you get nice grill marks, then flip
and cook other side for another 3 to 4 minutes.
Remove and serve with taco sauce, guacamole sauce, or other favorite
This makes 1 quesadilla double, triple, or quadruple for more
2 Cups chicken, cooked and chopped
4 (10 in) flour tortillas
2 Cups fresh spinach, washed, squeezed dried and chopped
finely or pureed
1 (6 oz.) jar mushrooms, drained and sliced
2 Cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
Spread the chicken on to one half of each tortilla.
Add the spinach and mushrooms over the chicken.
Sprinkle with the cheese.
Fold the tortillas over and press to close around the edges.
Heat a griddle or large skillet over medium heat.
Place the quesadillas into the warmed skillet.
Cook 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
Turn the quesadillas over.
Cook for 5 minutes longer or until nicely browned and the cheese has
by Patricia (USA)
Use wheat flour tortillas, any type of melty cheese and slice
roasted tomatoes, zucchini, or green or red peppers and layer
between cheese. Add salt to taste.
Cook on each side. Top with more vegetables, if desired.
kidney beans or refried beans
Layer beans, hamburger, salsa and cheese on top of a tortilla. Top
with second tortilla. Fry in skillet or toast in oven until golden
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How to Make Quesadillas Recipes
Chicken Cordon Bleu Quesadilla
This is an easy chicken quesadilla that you can prepare for dinner
when you are in a hurry.
grilled chopped chicken or cooked chicken strips
deli ham slices
shredded cheddar cheese
Layer cheese on top of a tortilla, add cooked chicken, slices of ham
and sprinkle with more cheese. Add top tortilla and bake or toast.
by Chantal Haviland (USA)
Our students made chicken quesadillas and loved them!
1-2 chicken breasts marinated in Italian dressing
1 bag Mexican cheese blend
1 bag mozzarella cheese
1-2 tomatoes chopped
1 package tortilla wraps
Cook chicken in a fry pan. When half cooked, remove and dice
into small pieces, return to pan and finish cooking. - Put aside
and allow to cool heat a skillet on med- high heat place the
buttered side of a tortilla down on skillet.
On 1 half of tortilla layer Mexican cheese, chicken, tomato,
mozzarella cheese. Using a spatula fold tortilla in half and allow
side to brown for a few minutes. Flip and allow other side to
brown. Allow to cool and dip in sour cream/salsa and enjoy!!
Hawaiian Pineapple Quesadilla
by Myah (Columbus, Ohio)
You will need:
8 flour tortillas
butter or margarine
2 cups of pineapple,sliced
1 package of grilled chicken
3 cups of grated cheese whatever kind you like
Get a frying pan and put the butter on it then put tortillas and put
the oven on 300 degrees. Next after the tortillas are done put the
cheese,chicken and pineapple and flip the tortillas. Serve
Quesadillas 4 Ways Video
Chocolate Banana Quesadillas
2 8-inch whole wheat tortillas
4 tablespoons smooth peanut butter*
1 large banana, sliced*
2 tablespoons chocolate chips*
Place the tortilla in front of you and spread over the peanut
butter. Place the banana slices at one-half of the tortilla and
sprinkle with chocolate chips. Fold in half and cook quesadilla in a
non-stick skillet until crispy on both sides. Cut in half and serve.
*Instead peanut butter you can use: almond butter, hazelnut spread,
*Instead banana you can use: sliced apricot, strawberries, or
*Instead of chocolate chips you can use: white chocolate chips,
carob chips, caramel chips