Cheesy Taco Quesadillas

Cheesy Taco Quesadillas

What do you do with leftover shredded cheese? Make this yummy taco cheese spread for the easiest-ever after-school snack or quick dinner.
  • 25 Minutes Prep
    25 Minutes Total
  • 8 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded cheese (any combination of Cheddar, mozzarella, Monterey Jack or pepper Jack cheeses)(8 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In food processor, place cream cheese, shredded cheese, taco seasoning mix and lime juice. Process 30 to 60 seconds or until mixture is creamy.
  2. Spread 1/4 cup of the cheese mixture on one half of each tortilla; fold tortilla over filling.
  3. Cook quesadillas, 2 at a time, in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 1 to 3 minutes each, turning once, until cheese is melted and tortillas are toasted.

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