SPAM® Quesadilla-mazing

SPAM® Quesadilla-mazing

Did you know the word “quesadilla” is Spanish for grilled cheese? If you didn't know that, it's probably because we just made it up. Just like we made up this delicious SPAM® Quesadilla-mazing in our kitchen.

30 min 9 ingredients


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® Jalapeño, diced or cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups finely shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided
  • 6 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 3/4 cup softened cream cheese
  • Sour cream, salsa, guacamole, fresh cilantro and lime wedges for topping


  • 1.In medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients; set aside.
  • 2.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 3.Add onion and bell peppers. Sauté for 5-8 minutes or until lightly browned and softened; remove from skillet and set aside.
  • 4.In same skillet, add SPAM® and fry until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  • 5.Return onions and peppers to skillet and stir to combine with the SPAM®.
  • 6.Spoon SPAM® mixture onto flour tortillas. Top with salsa and enjoy! If desired, substitute your favorite prepared fruit or tomato based salsa for the Pineapple Salsa.

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