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Easy Homemade Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

One Pan Cheese Quesadilla

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Quick and easy cheese quesadilla recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pan over stovetop in 20 minutes. Loaded with shredded Mexican cheese blend!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword homemade mexican cheese quesadilla
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 2 People
Calories 342
Author Abeer

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 2 Flour tortilla 9 inches
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese blend Shredded

Instructions

  • Heat half the butter in nonstick pan over medium heat.
  • Place one tortilla on top of the the melted butter and pan fry one side only.
  • Remove it from pan and keep aside.
  • Heat remaining butter and place the other tortilla in the pan.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of the tortilla.
  • Place the fried tortilla (browned side up) on top of all the cheese.
  • Press them together gently with a spatula.
  • Continue cooking until the cheese is melted and the bottom tortilla is golden brown too. There is no need to flip it. Lower the heat, if pan starts to become too hot.
  • Remove from pan and use a sharp knife or pizza cutter to cut slices. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Tastes best and crispy when served immediately. Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days and reheated in the microwave or stovetop.

Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 646mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 546IU | Calcium: 401mg | Iron: 1mg