Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Pizza Quesadilla

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I feel like we always have the same old boring lunches at our house. Anyone else feel like that? So I am always on the lookout for a yummy, inexpensive, and easy lunch idea! Several weeks ago we were at a friends house for a playdate and my friend made Pizza Quesadillas. YUM!! They have not become a welcome addition to our lunch menu and I thought I’d share them with you too!
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Here is what you use – flour tortillas (I like the inexpensive Target kind), cheese (pizza or mozzarella), pizza sauce, pepperoni (or whatever toppings you like on your pizza), butter or cooking spray, and a hot place to cool them (quesadilla maker or hot griddle).
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Put a light amount of pizza sauce on one flour tortilla
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Add pepperoni (or other toppings of your choice)
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Top lightly with cheese (not too much or it will goop out the side). The top with a lightly buttered (or sprayed) tortilla – this helps it brown and have the nice crispy exterior.
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Cook. We have a quesadilla maker we bought for 90% off at Kohls one year so we use that. My friend used a griddle which worked perfectly with the added bonus of being able to do 2-3 at a time! The only real downside is you have to flip them half way through.
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While the first one cooked the kids enjoyed making their own quesadillas!
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Slice quesadilla into wedges using a pizza cutter and serve with fruit, veggies or other favorite sides. Enjoy! Note: We ate 4-5 slices each if you are trying to figure out how many to make.
Do you have a favorite lunch we should try?

1 comment:

  1. The quesadilla maker looks awesome! I'll look for one. Thanks for sharing this yummy idea. Renee

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