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Quick Grilled Pizza Quesadillas

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 8
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This kid-favorite snack combines pizza with a fun-to-eat quesadilla for an easy after school snack.
By Gerry Speirs
Updated Jan 5, 2024
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  • 3 tablespoons pizza sauce
  • 6 tortillas from 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese
  • thick & chunky hot salsa, if desired


  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill for indirect cooking as directed by manufacturer.
  • 2
    Place 3 tortillas separately on ungreased cookie sheet. Spread 1 tablespoon pizza sauce on each tortilla. Sprinkle each with 1/4 cup cheese. Top each with remaining tortilla.
  • 3
    Gently place each quesadilla on unheated side of two-burner grill or over drip pan on charcoal grill. (If using one-burner gas grill, cook over low heat.)
  • 4
    Cover grill; cook about 1 minute on each side or until lightly charred. Remove quesadillas from grill. Cut each into quarters. Serve immediately with salsa.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Before heating the grill, lightly spray the rack with some grilling spray.
  • tip 2
    Use a fish spatula to help flip the quesadillas over.

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More About This Recipe

  • You no longer have to choose between two of your favorite meals! This pizza quesadilla recipe is equal parts tasty and filling. Using Old El Paso™ flour tortillas, you can go from hungry to happy in just 15 minutes. Did you know that 1 in 8 Americans will eat pizza on any given day? In fact, Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza each day, or 350 slices per second. That’s a lot of pizza. Need any more reasons to make this recipe? It’s easy to customize—you can add your favorite pizza toppings to this recipe, such as black olives or pepperoni, for a twist. Need more pizza in your life? We have recipes for that. Or, plan your next meal with more quesadilla ideas.
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