What to Serve with Quesadillas


Quesadillas are a delicious dish that can be served as an appetizer, a side dish, or a main dish. But if you want to make a quesadilla meal, you’ll consider what to serve with quesadillas. And we’ve got some wonderful ideas for you.

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Copycat Azteca Taco Salad Shell

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Using taco salad shells is a great way to take a simple salad and turn it into something elegant. One of the best things is that you don’t need to purchase anything crazy or different to make them. These shells can be made with everything you typically have around the house.  

This is one of our recommendations for what to serve with steak quesadillas.

Grilled Stuffed Nacho Recipe Taco Bell Secret

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How do you grill and stuff a nacho, you say? Actually, a grilled stuffed nacho is a grilled flour tortilla shaped like a tortilla chip, and filled with ground beef, nacho cheese, red tortilla strips and sour cream.

This is one of our top recommendations for what to serve with shrimp quesadillas.

Easy Rolled Chicken Taco Recipe Taco Bell

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Homemade rolled chicken tacos are so much easier to make than you might think. In just a few easy steps, you’ll have golden, crispy delicious tacos that are so much better than fast food or frozen tacos. And healthier too.

We recommend this recipe because it goes great with what to eat with cheese quesadillas.

Better Than Taco Bell Cheese Roll Up Recipe

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Our recipe only requires a few basic ingredients, and a few moments of your time to make this delicious dish.

We have step-by-step instructions that will allow you to make a copycat version of Taco Bell’s cheese roll up, that we believe is better than the original.

Amazing Walking Taco Casserole With Enchilada Sauce

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Walking taco casserole with enchilada sauce is a super easy meal to make. We have outlined in our step-by-step instructions how you can make this recipe using a very simple method. Give this delicious recipe a try.

Canned Tuna Fish Tacos Recipe

Canned tuna fish tacos recipe is an easy recipe to go to when you want to cook real food, but your choices are limited, and you don’t have time to go to the store.

Usually, if you scrounge around, a common pantry item in many households are cans of tuna fish. And who would think of putting tuna in a taco! But it’s quite delicious.

Pair this to make a quesadilla meal.

The Best Mexican Trash Casserole

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What goes with chicken quesadillas? We recommend Mexican trash casserole as an easy and delicious meal to make. It gets its name because it is made by dumping several different ingredients together, which result in a delicious meal.

Copycat Pollo Loco Tostada Salad

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Wondering what vegetables go with quesadillas? We recommend a salad. It’s one of the popular healthy sides for quesadillas.

Pollo Loco tostada salad is an easy and delicious taco salad recipe as well as one of the perfect chicken quesadilla sides.

This copycat recipe is very similar to what El Pollo Loco sells, which can be enjoyed anytime you want. This delicious taco salad is a great meal for any occasion.

The Best Grilled Cheese Burrito Recipe

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What sides do you serve with quesadillas? Taco Bell has carried their version of a grilled cheese burrito which is wrapped in a layer of melted cheese and then inside a tortilla shell with the burrito filling inside.

This is a tasty treat, that has been historically found at your local Taco Bell store.

Chicken Fiesta Easy Slow Cooker Recipe

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What goes good with chicken quesadillas?  We love slow cooker recipes that are easy enough to add the ingredients and set them on low and let them go all day.

And when dinner time rolls around, we gather a few simple sides and dinner is on the table. It seems so effortless to make dinner with recipes like that. This is one!

Copycat Pioneer Woman White Chicken Enchiladas

Copycat Pioneer Woman White Chicken Enchiladas

These white chicken enchiladas by the Pioneer Woman are one of the perfect sides to go with quesadillas. They are not your average chicken enchiladas. They are very tasty and have a delicious twist on the normal red sauce enchiladas.

The process to make this dish is quite simple, and you are rewarded with a delicious dinner to enjoy after you have prepared it all. It’s one of our recommended side dishes for quesadillas.

Buffalo Wild Wings Queso Dip Recipe Copycat

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What goes good with a cheese quesadilla or what sauce goes with quesadillas? Make it a cheesy meal by making Buffalo Wild Wings Queso Dip Recipe.

It is a deliciously homemade cheesy sauce that includes a roux base along with delicious onions, garlic and optional chilies that make it taste great. You get to custom make it just how you like it. It goes great with chicken wings, fresh tortilla chips, celery slices or even crackers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Following are frequently asked questions that relate to what to serve with quesadillas. If you have a question that’s not answered here, feel free to drop it in the comments box below and we’ll be happy to answer it.

How to eat quesadillas?

You can eat quesadillas hot or cold, for lunch, dinner, or a snack. Quesadillas can be eaten as an appetizer or main dish. There are limitless possibilities. Use our recommendations above for what to eat with quesadillas.

Can you eat quesadillas cold?

Technically speaking, yes you can eat a cold quesadilla. However, our preference and recommendation is to serve them fresh from the hot pan with ooey-gooey stringy cheese.

How to serve quesadillas at a party?

The best way to serve quesadillas at a party is by using trays of previously sliced quesadillas. Prepare them in advance and keep them warm on a baking tray in the oven.

Cover with foil so they don’t dry out. Create a serving station with additional toppings such as chopped lettuce, tomato, onions, and beans if desired.

Quesadilla Recipe:

One of our favorite made at home quesadillas is the Bacon Ranch Chicken Quesadilla Chilis Copycat. You can find our recipe for it here.

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