There is nothing better than being able to use leftover food to make a new meal in just a few minutes. I love leftovers. A quick and easy dinner that you don’t have to cook from start to finish is a welcome treat on a busy weeknight. Check out these fun makeovers for leftovers.

Quick and Easy Leftover Meat Quesadillas

Super quick and easy recipe idea using up the leftovers in your fridge. Save dinner tonight!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Author Christina


  • 1 T Butter
  • 1/4 c leftover meat
  • 1/4 c shredded cheese
  • 2 tortillas (flour or corn)


  1. Heat up your skillet and add butter.

    Cook until melted

    Place tortilla on skillet

    Sprinkle on meat and cheese

    Spread sauce on other tortilla

    Lay on top

    Cook until the bottom of the tortilla is lightly browned and nice and crispy

    Flip quesadilla and cook until second side is crispy