Pineapple Green Chile Quesadillas

Pineapple Green Chile Quesadillas

Pineapple Green Chile Quesadillas are made with a combination of pineapple, green chilies, cheese, and tortillas. The pineapple and green chilies provide a sweet and spicy flavor to the dish, while the cheese creates a melty and gooey texture. The quesadillas can be served as an appetizer or a main dish, and can be customized with additional toppings and seasonings.

Pineapple Green Chile Quesadillas

Recipe by Recipe CookCourse: Lunch, AppetizerCuisine: SouthwestDifficulty: Beginner


Prep time


Cooking time




  • 2 flour tortillas (taco or fajita size)

  • 1/3 cup (or more) of monterrey jack cheese shredded

  • 2 tbsp. pineapple tidbits well-drained, chopped

  • 1 tbsp. canned green chiles diced

  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro chopped

  • light olive oil


  • Place one tortilla on an oiled skillet heated over medium heat.
  • Place cheese, pineapple, green chiles and cilantro on top of tortilla. Top with another tortilla. Press down on tortilla with a spatula to flatten somewhat. Turn when bottom tortilla is lightly browned.
  • Remove from pan when cheese begins to melt and other tortilla side is lightly browned. Cool before eating. Cut quesadillas into triangles and serve with ranch dressing or hot sauce.
  • Can also be made in a quesadilla maker. Serves 1-2.