Italian Sausage Quesadillas



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Sausage quesadilla recipe

Italian Sausage Quesadillas

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Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4 people(Click to adjust numberof servings)


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 half Onion Diced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic Minced
  • 4 links Polidori Hot Italian Sausage Casings removed
  • 4 whole Tortillas
  • 10 whole Fresh Basil leaves Roughly chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup Roasted red peppers Sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups Mozzarella cheese Shredded
  • 1 cup Marinara sauce


  • Remove casings from Italian sausage.
  • Cook garlic on skillet with olive oil on medium high heat. Brown for 20 seconds then add onion. Stir, cover and sauté for 1-2 min.
  • Add sausage to onions and break into crumbles. Cook until brown (7-8 min)
  • When cooked, remove mixture from pan and drain grease.
  • Heat skillet medium high and spray with cooking spray.
  • Place tortilla in skillet with mozzarella cheese, sausage onion mix, roasted pepper slices, basil leaves, and more mozzarella. Top with another tortilla and spray with cooking oil.
  • Cook for 1-2 min and flip.
  • Serve: Slice each into four pieces using knife and serve with heated marinara sauce.
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