Mashed Potato Quesadillas

This crazy indulgent quesadilla is filled with mashed potatoes, silky cheese, crunchy onions and a tangy sour cream top. It's a dream and so easy to make!
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Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people


  • 3 cup mashed potatoes
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 4 scallions chopped
  • 4 tbsp sour cream (you can substitute with mayonnaise)
  • 1 tbsp butter to grease pan


  • Heat pan to medium
  • Spread sour cream on the entire tortilla; layer 1/2 the tortilla with cheese, mashed potatoes, scallions, extra cheese on the top and fold over. Repeat for rest of tortillas. 
  • Grease heated pan with butter and cook the quesadillas for 1 minute each side, checking to make sure it doesn't burn
  • Cut the cheesy, crunchy and creamy quesadilla in half and enjoy!


Try this with my buttery fluffy Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes - yum!