The quesadilla is a wonderful thing. Load it with vegetables, meat or a combination of both for a warm and satisfying meal that doesn't demand a whole lot of time and effort. Here are 13 recipes of gooey goodness to get you started.
Queso Oaxaca is a semi-hard, mozzarella-like variety that’s simply perfect for quesadillas. It's so ridiculously delicious that you won't even realize you're eating kale. Blue Apron pairs this flavor explosion with a fried egg and some lima crema.
We love these Santa Fe style quesadillas by Andrea Taylor's Taylor Made Market not only because they are perfect for vegetarians or omnivores looking to get their Meatless Monday groove on, but also because they are easily customizable. Got leftover chicken or pork? Shred it, add it and BOOM. Everybody's happy.
Okay, so maybe it's not the official way of caramelizing onions and maybe it's more sautéing them a bit, but we still love this quick and easy quesadilla recipe from Maya Kitchenette.
Chicken quesadillas are pretty much the standard bearer, the leader among all the delicious varieties. Check out the Pioneer Woman's mouthwatering recipe that made us want to eat right out of the skillet before she was even finished assembling the dang thing.
This work of art — the jalapeño popper deconstructed, if you will — by BS' in the Kitchen combines popper ingredients with some leftover steak for some scrumptious results.
Speaking of fantastic flavor combinations, how about some Mexican-Greek fusion? Skinny Mom rocks these Greek-inspired quesadillas.
This quesadilla is the one you make after a long day and a longer commute. The Garden Grazer includes cooked brown rice, but if you don't have any leftover rice, are short on time and just want to chow down on some comfort food, leave it out.
Skinnytaste delivers with this recipe, which includes 100% grass-fed buffalo burgers, melted cheddar jack cheese and pico de gallo, all wedged in between two whole wheat tortillas.
Little Dairy on the Prairie marries the iconic Philly cheesesteak sandwich and the Mexican quesadilla. Check it out!
We were torn about what we loved most about Girl Versus Dough's quesadilla recipe: the chipotle lime crema or the butternut squash. We'll just have to eat some more to reach a consensus. You know, for science.
Cookin' Canuck had us at avocado.
Check out Jai La Vie's quesadilla recipe. We ask you: what better way to eat those Brussels sprouts that are so good for you?