Next time you go to a Mexican restaurant, you might want to order a quesadilla, a grilled tortilla filled with melty cheese.

Quesadillas come on flour or corn tortillas, which are loaded with cheese and sometimes vegetables or meat, and cooked over high heat. In Mexico, a quesadilla is traditionally made with Oaxaca cheese inside a folded corn tortilla, which is grilled without oil and served with salsa. There are many variations of this popular dish. Quesadilla comes from the Spanish queso, "cheese."

Definitions of quesadilla

n a tortilla that is filled with cheese and heated

Type of:
a flour tortilla folded around a filling

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