Cheddar Peach Quesadillas

Cheddar Peach Quesadillas

Have you ever made a quesadilla with fruit inside? Me neither.  Until today.

Cheddar Peach Quesadilla - sweet AND savory!

See, I’ve been doing some soul-searching.  Up until…oh, two hours ago, I believed that peaches were meant for one thing and one thing only—dessert. Peach pie, peach cobbler, peach crisp, etc. etc. etc.  Any peach that crossed my path was destined to a sugary fate of pastry and ice cream.


No longer.  Perfectly ripe summer peaches and…sharp cheddar cheese.  I also tossed in a few slivers of caramelized onion and a few snips of chives from my ridiculously overgrown herb garden.  These quesadillas had that wonderful sweet and salty flavor goin’ on.

Here’s how to make ‘em!

Cheddar Peach Quesadillas


  • 1 tortilla, cut in half
  • 1  small peach, cut into thin slices
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 TB chopped red onion
  • Butter/oil


  1. In a saucepan, melt a small amount of butter or oil over low/medium heat.  Stir in chopped onions and cook until soft and slightly caramelized.
  2. In a separate pan, heat butter.  Add half of the tortilla.  Layer half the shredded cheese, peach slices, and caramelized onions.  Sprinkle with the remaining cheese to ensure maximum gooeyness.  Place the other tortilla half on top of the cheddar peach mixture.
  3. Cook on both sides—until golden brown and slightly crispy. Cut into wedges and serve with a side of plain yogurt or sour cream. Enjoy!

8 thoughts on “Cheddar Peach Quesadillas”

  1. Seriously amazing!! I made these a few weeks ago but they were too spicy for the kidods so I made up the rest froze them in little baggies and whenever I need a quick lunch I pop it in the toaster oven and mmmmmmm…. in 10 minutes! Thanks for another fantastic recipe!!

  2. Oh my goodness, these are SO good! My meat-loving boifeyrnd even loved it! Now I just need to get off my lazy butt and make the homemade black beans again. Just had one for lunch. Wish I brought more! Heated it up in the toaster oven and it tasted just like they did one the first day I made ‘em.

    1. on my stove last night, I managed to pull off a woufdrenl meal, if I do say so myself.a0 I made this crock-pot chicken, only I put it in a pan and broiled it for a few minutes to brown the skin.a0 When I pulled the

    2. Just made these & I’m already OBSESSED. Definitely mnikag these in a double or triple batch next time – I only got 6 out of this recipe because someone in my house discovered the filling and magically two cups disappeared! I also used your taco seasoning and it was absolutely delicious (and cheap since I already had everything on hand). I used to buy the Lean Cuisine version – no more. :)

    3. These were awesome,with the itierdgenns I used they only came out to be about 269 calories each!! I shared them with my friends of My Fitness Pal, hope you don’t mind, I sent them the link too because everyonw should check out this site. Hope you have a wonderful day, Thanks again..

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