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10 Minute Salmon Quesadillas

  • Author: Erika Bragdon
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 6 1x


This 10 minute Salmon Quesadillas recipe is a real winner, both as a quick & easy meal and as a yummy salmon recipe the whole family will love.



  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 can (14.75 oz) salmon, drained with bones & skin removed
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • softened, spreadable butter
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 cups (8 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • guacamole or salsa


  1. In a skillet, saute garlic in oil until fragrant. Stir in the salmon, basil, and pepper; heat through.
  2. Meanwhile spread butter over one side of the tortillas. Place on a griddle, butter side down. Sprinkle half of each tortilla with cheese and salmon. Top with more cheese, then fold other half over filling.
  3. Cook over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  4. Cut into wedges and serve with guacamole or salsa.