Italian Quesadillas

Gretchen ***


Mexican meets Italian!
Everybody loved these quesadillas, and the kids said they tasted like "pizza sandwiches."
My daughter's friend (who's a picky eater and rarely eats what I cook) loved them.


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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 8
    8 inch flour tortillas
  • 8
    slices mozzarella cheese
  • 4
    slices provolone cheese
  • jar(s)
  • jar(s)
    marinara sauce for dipping

How to Make Italian Quesadillas


  1. Assemble:
    Spread about 1 Tablespoon of the pesto on one side of each tortilla.
    On four tortillas, place the cheese: 2 slices mozzarella and 1 slice provolone for each. Tear the slices in half so you can spread the cheese evenly over tortilla.
    Place the other 4 tortillas, pesto side down, on top of the cheese and press.
  2. Cook:
    Heat a little olive oil in a nonstick pan over medium to medium high heat. Cook each quesadilla about 2-3 minutes per side, or until cheese is melted really well.
    Cut each into quarters and serve with the marinara sauce for dipping.

    * I used Pesto Rosso, which is made with basil, sundried tomatoes, and Grana Padano cheese, but regular pesto would also be great with this.

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