Blooming Quesadilla Ring

Welcome to the ultimate guide on how to create a mouth-watering Blooming Quesadilla Ring! This recipe is a game-changer for all Mexican food enthusiasts and those looking for the perfect party snack or family dinner idea. We’ve taken the classic quesadilla to a whole new level, combining deliciously melted cheese, fresh vegetables, and savory chicken (optional) in an innovative ring shape that’s not only easy to make but also incredibly instagrammable. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, this simple yet stunning recipe is designed to impress. Don’t miss out on creating this cheesy delight that’s perfect for dipping and sharing. Let’s dive into the steps to make your next culinary sensation!


  • Tortillas: 8-10 medium-sized
  • Shredded Cheese: 2 cups (mix of cheddar and mozzarella)
  • Cooked Chicken (optional): 1 cup, shredded or diced
  • Bell Peppers: 1 cup, thinly sliced
  • Onions: ½ cup, thinly sliced
  • Jalapenos (optional): ¼ cup, sliced
  • Fresh Cilantro: ¼ cup, chopped
  • Seasonings: 1 tsp each of cumin, paprika, and garlic powder; salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive Oil or Cooking Spray: for brushing
  • Salsa, Guacamole, and Sour Cream: for serving


  1. Preheat Oven: Set your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare Filling: In a bowl, combine 2 cups shredded cheese, 1 cup cooked chicken (if using), 1 cup sliced bell peppers, ½ cup sliced onions, ¼ cup sliced jalapenos (if desired), ¼ cup chopped cilantro, and the seasonings.
  3. Assemble Quesadillas: Place a portion of the filling on one half of each tortilla and fold it over to form a half-moon shape. Repeat this for all tortillas.
  4. Create the Ring: Arrange the quesadillas on a round baking sheet or pizza pan to form a ring, with the straight edges facing outwards.
  5. Brush with Oil: Lightly brush or spray the tops of the quesadillas with olive oil or cooking spray.
  6. Bake: Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the quesadillas are golden and the cheese has melted.
  7. Serve: Allow the ring to cool slightly before serving. Place bowls of salsa, guacamole, and sour cream in the center of the ring for dipping.
  8. Garnish: Optionally, garnish with additional cilantro or green onions.

Enjoy your homemade Blooming Quesadilla Ring, a perfect dish for gatherings or a family meal! Feel free to adjust the ingredients and fillings according to your preference.

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