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
A variety of tacos, burritos and quesadillas make up the offerings, along with a selection of tortas, sopes and gorditas.
The year 2017 has brought forth a colorful unicorn apartment, a unicorn pizza, a unicorn quesadilla, unicorn makeup, unicorn bread, and, of course, Starbucks' infamous Unicorn Frappuccino.
Puente Viejo also serves a huge combination of a la carte taco, quesadilla and burrito options that young diners, or those wanting a more casual bite, might like.
The happy couple Snapchatted their experience for Taco Bell and even had a sauce packet bouquet, along with a feast made up of quesadillas, tacos, and burritos, as well as a Cinnabon cake.
Their big day came complete with a sauce packet bouquet, champagne flutes filled with Twisted Freezes and a feast made up of quesadillas, Cheesy Gordita Crunches, burritos and guacamole.
Consider also stuffing them into a quesadilla or serving with beef fajitas from the grill.
ENTREES: The shrimp quesadilla ($13) was great with big chunks of shrimp in the mix.
Cook quesadillas, 2 at a time, on medium heat for 2 to 4 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted, turning once.
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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: 1848See Words from the same year
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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