Cheese 'N Rice Quesadillas

Cheese ‘N Rice Quesadillas

Preparation Time5 mins Cooking Time15 mins Makes 20 appetizers

Spice up a party with our Cheese N Rice Quesadillas appetizer recipe that combines green chiles and Mexican rice to create cheesy out of this world quesadillas.

Nutritional Information


110 (2 appetizers)

Calories from Fat

35 (2 appetizers)

Total Fat

4g (2 appetizers)

Saturated Fat

2g (2 appetizers)


10mg (2 appetizers)


250mg (2 appetizers)

Total Carbs

14g (2 appetizers)

Dietary Fiber

1g (2 appetizers)


1g (2 appetizers)


4g (2 appetizers)


8% (2 appetizers)


4% (2 appetizers)

Vitamin C

2% (2 appetizers)

Vitamin A

4% (2 appetizers)

Ingredients List
  1. 2 cups water
  2. 1 Tbsp. margarine
  3. 1 package Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Mexican Rice
  4. 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, drained (optional)
  5. 10 (6-in. ea.) flour tortillas
  6. 1 1/4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 6 oz.)



1. Bring water, margarine, Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Mexican Rice and chilies to a boil in medium saucepan.

2. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, about 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes.

3. Place 5 tortillas on baking sheet. Top tortillas with rice mixture, then cheese and another tortilla.

4. Broil until tortillas are lightly toasted and cheese is melted, turning once.

5. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges and serve, if desired, with guacamole, sour cream and/or chopped fresh cilantro.