Quesadillas are the ultimate quick dinner, but plain cheese is a bit boring so I’m always on the lookout for ways I can add a bit more nutrition AND flavor to a plain ol’ cheese quesadilla. You’ll love that these recipes are loaded with delicious flavor, are super simple to throw together on busy weeknights, and have sneaky nutrition added into each recipe with extra protein and vegetables.
Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas
Love buffalo chicken? Then you’re going to love this mash up quesadilla. Tender chicken breast is seasoned with buffalo sauce and layered with sautéed peppers and onions and lots of cheese for cheesy buffalo chicken flavor. Serve with ranch.
Here we have lightly spiced honey shrimp that is folded in between cheesy layers for a nutritious and delicious meal that is ready in just 20 minutes and made with pantry staples. Serve with plenty of fresh toppings like shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream.
Ground Beef Quesadilla
This is definitely the most popular quesadilla at our house and there’s a lot to love – this beef quesadilla recipe is comforting and delicious; easy and ready in 20 minutes. The ground beef is seasoned with a homemade taco seasoning and is sandwiched between delicious layers of cheddar cheese and tortillas.
Chicken Fajita Quesadilla
This chicken fajita meets quesadilla is an amazing weeknight dinner. We’ve got vegetables, protein, carbs, and FLAVOR just like a traditional fajita, but it’s wrapped up cheese! Serve with hot sauce if you like a little heat.
These satisfying steak quesadillas can be made with thinly shaved beef steak, flank steak, or even leftover steak. Similar to the chicken fajita quesadilla, this steak and cheese quesadilla recipe has layers of cheese, sautéed peppers and onions, steak, and more cheese for a filling dinner the whole family will love.
Black Bean Quesarito
This isn’t just a quesadilla, it’s a quesadilla WITH a burrito inside it for nights when you’re feeling like you want a little something more. We have a black bean burrito with layers of rice, queso, and sour cream that is wrapped with a cheese quesadilla. It’s as delicious as it sounds.