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.
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25 Minutes Prep
25 Minutes Total
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8 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 cups shredded cheese (any combination of Cheddar, mozzarella, Monterey Jack or pepper Jack cheeses)(8 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch)
Preparation
  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.