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5 from 2 votes


Pizzadillas! What happened when pizza and quesadilla met and fell in love? Pizzadillas were born! Lots of pizza goodness stuffed into a quesadilla!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cheese, pizza, quesadilla
Servings: 4
Calories: 484kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru


  • 4 tbsp pizza sauce store bought
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 4 pepperoni sticks sliced thinly
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 12 baby bocconcini balls cut in slices
  • 3 leaves basil chopped
  • extra pizza sauce for dipping


  • Preheat your panini maker and spray it with some cooking oil. If using a skillet, spray with cooking oil and heat it.
  • Spread 1 tbsp of pizza sauce over half a tortilla. Sprinkle about 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese over the sauce. Top with 1/4 of the pepperoni slices and 1/4 of the chopped green peppers. Top with 1/4 of the bocconcini, I used about 3 sliced baby bocconcini per pizzadilla. Flip over the other half of the tortilla to form half a circle and press down.
  • You can use a panini press to grill the quesadilla, otherwise place the quesadilla in the prepared skillet and grill it on both sides until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • Repeat with remaining tortillas and ingredients.
  • Cut each pizzadilla in half and garnish with chopped basil. Serve with pizza sauce for dipping.


You can use any pizza toppings that you like best for this recipe. Feel free to be creative.
Bocconcini are small balls of fresh mozzarella cheese. You can find them in various sizes.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
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Calories: 484kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 730mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 615mg | Iron: 1.4mg