Video: How to Make Quesadillas in the Microwave

Tyler shows us how to easily whip up some delicious quesadillas in the microwave in this College Cooking video.

In this episode of College Cooking, Tyler shows us how to make quesadillas in the microwave. A few ingredients, easy to assemble, and quick to cook—it’s the perfect dinner or late-night snack! Check out the video below.

What you’ll need

  • 1 tortilla
  • Protein (in this case, chicken)
  • About a cup of salsa
  • Shredded cheese
  • Bonus: spices (try crushed red pepper flakes)


  • Place tortilla on a microwave-safe plate.
  • Fill one side of the tortilla with protein—make sure to spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle cheese over the protein source—feel free to add as much as you’d like.
  • Add a few spoonfuls of salsa on top—if you have any spices you’d like to add, sprinkle them on top now.
  • Fold the tortilla in half, pat it down, and center it.
  • Place in the microwave for 2:00 minutes.
  • Remove and use remaining salsa to dip. Enjoy!

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