Quesadillas are a quick, easy, and delicious meal! I fill mine with cheese and veggies, but feel free to customize this recipe with your favorite fillings.Jump to recipe Quesadillas! They’re delicious, satisfying, and—most importantly—EASY.They’re one of my favorite back-pocket meals, something I can whip up using basic ingredients when I need a simple dinner or work-from-home lunch.
I’ve made a lot of them over the years, and I’ve learned some handy tips and tricks for making them along the way.I’m sharing them all in this quesadilla recipe!What is a quesadilla?A quesadilla is Mexican dish that consists of a heated, filled, and folded tortilla.Quesadillas originated in central and southern Mexico, and they were first made with corn tortillas and filled with Oaxaca cheese.
(The name quesadilla is a combination of tortilla and queso, which means cheese in Spanish).Over the years, other fillings, such as cooked meats and vegetables, found their way into quesadillas.And in Northern Mexico and the US, flour tortillas become the quesadilla standard.That evolution brought us here, to the style of quesadilla that’s now popular in the US and that this recipe yields.
It features a flour tortilla, melty cheese, and flavorful fillings like veggies and beans.I love this simple meal or snack.I hope you do too! Filling Ideas for QuesadillasYou don’t need to fill a quesadilla with anything more than cheese (see my favorite types below).But if you want to add