Pizza Quesadilla: 15 Minute Meal

Getting dinner on the table fast is always top on a Mom’s list, especially during the busy school year. How about a 15 minute meal?

The best of both worlds – Italian and Mexican – come together in these super quick, 15 minute Pizza Quesadillas that your family is sure to fall in love with.

Pizza Quesadilla :: 15 minute meal :: Recipe on

Our boys love quesadillas, and of course love pizza, so when I spotted this recipe in the Gooseberry Patch Simple Shortcuts Cookbook, I quickly added it to our menu plan.

Pizza Quesadilla :: 15 minute meal :: Recipe on

The typical pizza ingredients fill the warmed tortillas and the mozzarella cheese is piled high. Serve them with our 5 minute Pizza Sauce on the side for dipping if you like.

Have a little extra time? You may want to make your own Flour Tortillas.

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Serves: 6 quesadillas
  • 1 medium onion, chopped finely
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped finely
  • 1 can (8 oz) or fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 - 8 inch flour tortillas
  • 1 (16 oz) package mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 (3½ oz) package pepperoni
  • Pizza Sauce to serve on the side
  1. Chop onions, green peppers and mushrooms
  2. In a medium skillet, melt butter and add veggies, Cook until tender about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat
  4. Place one tortilla in skillet and cook about 1 minute, flip on other side
  5. Sprinkle half with cheese, top with onion mixture and add desired amount of pepperoni
  6. Fold tortilla in half, cook for 1-2 minutes more or until cheese is melted
  7. Repeat for remaining tortillas
  8. Slice into wedges and serve with pizza sauce or jarred spaghetti sauce

Linking to…Gooseberry Patch


  1. Not a pepperoni fan - any substitution suggestions? :)
    • Hi Sarah, sure you can use any pizza toppings you like. We haven't tried them with anything else, but I don't see why it wouldn't work. Thanks for stopping by! ~Liz
  2. Yum! We made pepperoni grilled cheese sandwiches recently, we'll have to definitely try these out too! Quesadillas are great finger foods for my littles! Tiffany @ The Bizy Mommy recently posted..Six Flags Over Georgia review + a discount for you!My Profile
  3. my kids make these for themselves for a quick lunch...although we only use pizza sauce, cheese, and pepperoni on them.


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