Wednesday June 19th 2019

Quesadilla Italiano

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Rating: 2.7/5 (3 votes cast)

Recipe: Quesadilla Italiano

Summary: The Quesadilla With an Italian Flair!


  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, shredded

  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, grated
  • 4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 (4 ounce) can black olives, sliced
  • Garnish: sour cream, warm marinara sauce, bell pepper slices


  1. Stir fresh chopped basil into marinara sauce and heat in saucepan over low heat.
  2. Heat a skillet on medium heat; spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Place 1 tortilla in skillet and top with 2 tablespoons marinara sauce, 1/4 cup cheddar, 1 tablespoon Parmesan, few slices bell peppers and few sliced olives.
  4. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup jack cheese.
  5. Place second tortilla on top of stack.
  6. Cover skillet with lid and cook until cheeses are melted.
  7. Slide out onto a cutting board and assemble second, third and fourth as described above.
  8. Allow each quesadilla to cool 2 to 3 minutes before cutting, to firm up cheese.
  9. Cut into wedges.
  10. Serve wtih garnishes as desired.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican


Quesadilla Italiano, 2.7 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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