air fryer cheese quesadilla
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Air Fryer Cheese Quesadilla

Who doesn’t love a quesadilla! These Air Fryer Quesadillas are easy to make, a bit crispy and can be filled in so many ways. This post will show you all of the amazing ways you can customize these cheese quesadillas.

Ingredients for Air Fryer Cheese Quesadilla

Base Recipe– For the simplest version of this recipe, you will need 1, 8-10″ tortilla, Olive oil spray and 1/2-1 cup of cheese of your choice. For the demo recipe, I used cheddar cheese slices and a whole-wheat flour tortilla that was sprayed with a Misto olive oil sprayer.

IDEAS– there are SO MANY ways you can customize these quesadillas, here are just a few of the ideas that will work well riffing off the base recipe:

  • Cheese options:
    • Mozzarella
    • American
    • Pepper Jack
    • Cheddar
    • Gouda
    • Colby
    • Boursin Cheese Spread
    • Flavored or plain or whipped cream cheese
    • Bleu Cheese
    • Feta Cheese
    • Cotija
  • Sauces
    • Marinara
    • Pizza Sauce
    • Ranch
    • Salsa
    • Taco Sauce
    • Nacho Cheese Sauce
    • Barbecue sauce
    • Bean dip
    • pesto
  • Fillings
    • Spinach
    • bacon
    • sundried tomatoes
    • thinly sliced tomatoes
    • thinly sliced green apples
    • walnuts or pecans
    • deli ham, turkey, or chicken, thinly sliced
air fryer cheese quesadilla

Air Fryer Cheese Tortilla

Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Course lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 8-10 inch tortilla
  • 1/2 cup (or more) cheese


  • Spray the tortilla on the outside lightly with olive oil spray.
  • Add cheese or other ingredients on half of the non-sprayed side of the tortilla.
  • Fold the tortila closed.
  • Pre-heat the air fryer to 350. Cook for 5-7 minutes, flipping halfway.
Keyword quesadilla

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