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cranberry turkey quesadillas
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Cranberry Turkey Quesadillas

Sweet, tart cranberry sauce and tender turkey meat tucked inside melty, cheesy quesadillas
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American, Turkey
Servings: 4 Quesadillas
Author: Mike Nadelman


  • 1 tablespoon butter for pan
  • 4 Flour Tortillas - Adjustable size is your choice
  • 1/2 cup cranberry sauce
  • 2 cups shredded provolone or swiss cheese
  • 2 cups pulled or chopped cooked turkey


  • Set an cast iron skillet or a frying pan over medium heat. (cast iron skillet preferred)
  • Drop a tablespoon of butter to melt.
  • Spread cranberry sauce over each tortilla.
  • Divide up the toppings, cheese and turkey meat, evenly over the cranberry sauce.
  • Transfer one tortilla to skillet, toppings-side-up.
  • Cook for 30 seconds, or until cheese begins to melt.
  • Using a spatula, fold one side of the tortilla over the toppings.
  • Cook for a few more seconds; flip it over and continue to cook just until lightly browned.
  • Remove from skillet and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Continue to cook the rest, adding more butter as needed.
  • Cut and serve immediately.



Great for leftovers, or if you miss Thanksgiving Dinner