Barbecued Pork Quesadillas Recipe

This easy quesadilla recipe combines our love of barbecue and Mexican food.

Barbecued Pork Quesadillas
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mary Beth Wentzel/Zenobia
Prep Time:
26 mins
Total Time:
26 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound chopped barbecued pork (without sauce)

  • 1 cup barbecue sauce

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 green onions, minced

  • 8 (6-inch) fajita-size flour tortillas

  • 1 (8-oz.) package shredded Mexican four-cheese blend

  • Toppings: sour cream, sliced green onions, barbecue sauce


  1. Stir together barbecued pork and next 3 ingredients.

  2. Place 1 tortilla in a hot lightly greased skillet or griddle. Sprinkle tortilla with 1/4 cup cheese, and spoon 1/3 cup pork mixture on half of tortilla. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts. Fold tortilla in half over filling; transfer to a serving plate. Repeat procedure with remaining tortillas, cheese, and pork mixture. Serve with desired toppings.

Chef's Notes

For an easy side, melt a few tablespoons of butter with minced garlic and a dash of chili powder in a microwave-safe bowl; pour over boiled or grilled corn on the cob.

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