Mexican Quesadillas

This is the Mexican Quesadillas recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 8 tortillas
mexican quesadillas


  • 8 flour tortillas
  • Butter
  • 8 oz (250 g) Canadian Brick* cheese thinly sliced
  • 8 oz (250 g) Canadian Colby* cheese thinly sliced
  • Fresh Tomato Salsa
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1 small white onion or red onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 400 ºF (200 ºC).

Spread butter on one side of each tortilla. Place tortillas, buttered side up, on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 5 minutes; remove from oven.

Arrange sliced Canadian Brick and Colby cheeses over tortillas. Bake 5 minutes longer or until they are melted. Remove from oven.

Serve with Fresh Tomato Salsa.

Fresh Tomato Salsa:

Combine all salsa ingredients in a medium bowl and stir well. Spoon over hot quesadillas and serve.


If time is short, you can use prepared mild, medium or hot salsa instead of Fresh Tomato Salsa.

* Or you can use thinly sliced Canadian jalapeno Havarti, Monterey Jack and/or Mozzarella cheese.

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