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Easy and Quick Breakfast Quesdadilla Recipe made in 8 minutes. An easy to make breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner quesadilla meal made in one pan.

Easy Quick Breakfast Quesadilla 8 Minute Cook Time

Looking for a hot and quick breakfast idea? Check out this idea! I love this new fast breakfast recipe I developed for an Easy Quick Breakfast Quesadilla Recipe with an 8 Minute Cook Time. When time is short, but I want something hot and delicious made with just one pan, this is my new go-to meal. It takes 7 simple ingredients and just one pan. Customize it with optional add-ins based on personal tastes. Perfect fast meal for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner.
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Course Breakfast or Snack, Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 person


  • 2 Tablespoons butter divided
  • 2 flour tortillas fajita size
  • 1/2 cup Quesadilla cheese, shredded
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon skim milk
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • salt sprinkled as desired


  • Melt 1 1/2 Tbsp. butter in a medium sized frying pan over medium heat. Spread melted butter across the entire surface of the pan.
  • Lay a fajita sized flour tortilla on top of the melted butter.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 c. shredded Quesadilla cheese evenly over the tortilla.
  • Let tortilla and cheese cook while scrambling 2 eggs with 1 Tbsp. skim milk. Pour egg/milk mixture over the tortilla. Egg and milk mixture will run off the edges of the tortilla to fill the pan. Allow egg around edges of tortilla to cook.
    Breakfast Quesadilla recipe, pour egg and milk mixture across tortilla it will spread across the frying pan
  • Fold in all the edges of egg all around the tortilla once egg is cooked so that the egg is flapped over and lays all around the edge of the tortilla.
  • Spread 1/2 c. salsa across the center of the tortilla over the egg and cheese (add any other desired precooked foods too). Sprinkle with salt to taste.
  • Lay the second tortilla over the top lining up both tortillas evenly. Spread 1/2 Tbsp. butter over top tortilla. Flip it over once the bottom tortilla is golden underneath. Then cook for another 2 minutes (cooking the quesadilla over medium heat usually takes about 8 minutes total). Quesadilla is done once golden underneath. Cut into fourths and serve. Top with sour cream and salsa as desired.
    Breakfast Quesadilla recipe cooked breakfast quesadilla without toppings uncut


Recipe Alternative:

Oftentimes I create a recipe and post it here, but my brain keeps working on it with new ideas. This happens to me all the time, it's like I've opened a door and all the yummies rush in.
The way I altered this recipe tonight as follows (is so amazingly good!):
Do as above (butter, tortilla, shredded quesadilla cheese), but instead of adding the salsa over the shredded cheese, add instead a handful of fresh spinach leaves (it doesn't need to be cooked first). Then, sprinkle with garlic salt, onion powder, and dried basil leaves. It's just a few sprinkles, not measured;) Proceed as described above and top with another tortilla, butter it and flip it when the bottom tortilla is golden. Cook once flipped until the tortilla once on top, now on the bottom, is golden. Cut and serve. Superb!! Love it and gobbling it up as I type (I'm not kidding;).
Happy cooking! Hope you enjoy this simple yet divine idea for quick, fast cooking!
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