Classic Cheese Quesadillas

Classic cheese quesadillas are without a doubt the most requested meal at lunchtime around my house, especially when the weather gets cooler. A cheese quesadilla is  delicious alongside a cup of tomato basil soup or with a side of apple slices and is pretty yummy just right by itself.

Here’s how I make it.

Yield: 2

Classic Cheese Quesadillas

Total Time 20 minutes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
A simple recipe for classic cheese quesadillas
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  • 2 to rtillas
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • Drizzle of olive oil grape seed oil, or a tablespoon of melted butter


  1. Place tortilla on griddle drizzled with olive oil (or substitute listed above) over medium heat.
  2. Add cheeses and top with second tortilla.
  3. Cook until bottom tortilla begins to brown and cheese softens, about 2 minutes.
  4. Flip and cook until tortilla is browned and cheese has melted.
  5. Remove from heat and cut into 6 wedges

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3 comments on “Classic Cheese Quesadillas”

  1. We just had these tonight. We eat them all the time! thanks!

  2. I love quesadillas; hubby and I usually add chicken and we’ll eat them for dinner!

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