6 Quesadilla Fillings Ideas

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Quesadillas can be filled your monterey jack cheese, pesto, black beans, and vegetables to create mouth watering flavor combinations.

Quesadilla fillings can be paired with a complimentary accompaniment such as guacamole, salsa, sour cream or pico de gallo.

Make you own quesadillas at home using some these quesadilla filling ideas!

Black Bean Quesadilla

Black bean quesadillas are made by warming black beans, chopped jalapeno, corn, and tomatoes with a few spices to make the taco seasoning.

The quesadilla is made by layering shredded cheddar cheese, black bean filling, and another layer of shredded cheddar, creating a filling, spicy and savory quesadilla.

Serve black bean quesadillas with salsa, sour cream, avocado and freshly chopped cilantro.

Chicken and Pepper Quesadilla

Chicken and pepper quesadilla is made by cooking the chicken in a southwest mixture.

After the chicken is cooked it’s removed from the pan to sauté peppers and onions.

To assemble the chicken and pepper quesadilla, place a layer of shredded cheddar cheese and monterey jack, a few pieces of chicken, sprinkle the peppers and onions mixture, and then another layer of shredded cheddar cheese and monterey jack.

Serve chicken and pepper quesadilla with guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo or salsa.

Quesadilla Fillings Ideas

Chicken Pesto Quesadilla

Chicken pesto quesadilla is made by cooking chicken in a a southwest spice mixture.

Make your own pesto for your quesadilla, as it will give you a much powerful flavor than store bought pesto.

Fill the quesadilla with a layer on the top and bottom of shredded mozzarella or white cheddar, a few chicken pieces, a couple of spoonful’s of pesto placed around the quesadilla, and few sprinkles of dried cranberries.

Chicken pesto quesadilla can be served with cilantro lime yogurt sauce, or honey lime dip.

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Beef and Cheese Quesadilla

Beef and cheese quesadilla is made cooking ground beef with homemade taco seasoning, tomato paste, and beef broth.

The quesadilla has 3 different cheeses combined to make this cheese quesadilla including monterey jack, cheddar cheese, and mozzarella cheese.

To assemble the quesadilla, place a layer of cheese, a layer of beef, and a layer of cheese.

Serve beef and cheese quesadillas with watermelon and pineapple salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.

Quesadilla Fillings Ideas

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Quesadilla

Spinach and artichoke chicken quesadilla is made by cooking spinach and artichokes in a frying pan over medium heat.

Remove the a water from the pan, and add sour cream, parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese.

Add in cooked rotisseries chicken to the pan to create a cheesy, chicken filling for your quesadilla.

Assemble the quesadilla by adding mozzarella cheese to each side of the tortilla, and the spinach filling mixture in the middle.

Serve spinach and artichoke chicken quesadilla with sour cream.

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadilla

Spinach and mushroom quesadilla is made by slicing and cooking your mushrooms, and sautéing spinach until it’s wilted.

Assemble the quesadilla by putting a layer of shredded cheddar cheese and mozzarella, spinach, mushrooms, and another layer of cheese.

Serve spinach and mushroom quesadilla with sour cream or pico de gallo.