Pizza Quesadillas

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Easy Pizza Quesadillas are a 10 minute dinner that is beloved by all!
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Easy Pizza Quesadillas are a 10 minute dinner that is beloved by all! Customize them to add whatever toppings you like!

Looking for other fun quesadilla recipes? Check out our Black Bean Quesadilla, Chicken Quesadilla, and Breakfast Quesadillas.

Pizza quesadillas on a baking sheet with a side of marinara sauce.

Sometimes you just need something really fast and easy for dinner that everyone will enjoy, and these Pizza Quesadillas are just that! They’re perfect for adding veggies from the fridge that need to be used, and it’s a fun way to mix up your meal routine.

How to Make a Pizza Quesadilla:

Spread the sauce: spread a thin layer of pizza sauce over each tortilla.

A tortilla with pizza sauce spread on it.

Add toppings: On one half of each tortilla, sprinkle a little bit of Italian seasoning, cheese, and other desired toppings.

A tortilla with pizza sauce and toppings on top.

Fold and cook: Fold the tortilla in half and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side. Dip in extra marinara sauce or ranch, if desired.

Pro Tips:

The cheese matters! More specifically, shredding your own cheese matters. The powder you notice covering pre-shredded cheese is meant to help prevent it from clumping together, however, it also prevents it from melting very well. Your cheese will melt easier and taste yummier if you buy a block and shred it yourself.

Tortillas: Feel free to use regular store-bought flour tortillas, but in my opinion uncooked flour tortillas will take your pizza quesadilla to the next level. You can usually find them pre-made in the refrigerator section, near shredded cheese. Here’s an amazon link.

Toppings: Make a plain cheese pizza quesadilla or add any of your favorite toppings, like pepperoni, mushrooms, olives, chopped bell peppers, etc.

Freezing Instructions:

Freeze leftover quesadillas by first laying them in an even layer on a sheet pan to “flash freeze.” Cover the sheet pan loosely with plastic wrap and freeze for 1 hour. Then place them in an air tight, freezer safe container, for up to 2 months. Reheat in the oven at 350F for 10-15 minutes.

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Pizza quesadillas on a baking sheet with a side of marinara sauce.

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Easy Pizza Quesadillas are a 10 minute dinner that is beloved by all! Customize them to add whatever toppings you like!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Servings 4
Calories 449kcal
Author Lauren Allen
Cost 5
Ingredients

  • 8 large tortilla tortillas
  • 1 cup of your favorite pizza sauce , plus more for dipping, if desired
  • 3 cups shredded cheese , mozzarella or Italian blend
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Optional Topping ideas:

  • Pepperoni
  • Olives
  • Ground sausage
  • Onion
  • Bell pepper
  • jalapeño or sweet pepper ring
  • Spinach
  • mushrooms
Instructions

  • Spread a thin layer of pizza sauce over each tortilla.
  • On one half of each tortilla, sprinkle a little bit of Italian seasoning, cheese, and other desired toppings. Fold the tortilla in half, bringing the half without toppings up and folding it over on top of the toppings.
  • Grease a skillet with a little bit of butter or non-stick cooking spray.
  • Cook filled tortilla for 2-3 minutes on each side, flipping once, until toasted on the outside and cheese is melted in the center.
  • Remove from heat, cut into wedges and serve. Dip in extra marinara sauce or ranch, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 1259mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 842IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 504mg | Iron: 3mg

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