Definition of quesadilla
: a tortilla filled with cheese and often a savory mixture (as of meat and vegetables), folded, and usually fried
Recent Examples of quesadilla from the Web
Per quesadilla: 452 calories (percent calories from fat, 34), 37 grams protein, 37 grams carbohydrate, 4 grams fiber, 17 grams fat (6.8 grams saturated fat), 88 milligrams cholesterol, 569 milligrams sodium.
The chef will also make tacos with guajillo chile chicken or pulled beef, plus quesadillas and fruit salad.
More than 100 bands on four stages, with many shows overlapping — requiring you to tear ass across grass expanses past quesadilla vendors and Red Bull dispensaries to get a good vista on the Next Big Thing.
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Origin and Etymology of quesadilla
Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, cheese pastry, diminutive of quesada, from queso cheese, from Latin caseus
First Known Use: 1848
QUESADILLA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quesadilla for English Language Learners
: a Mexican food which consists of a flat piece of bread (called a tortilla) that is folded around a filling of meat, cheese, or other ingredients and usually fried
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