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This chorizo stuffed Pizzadilla with a crisp tortilla crust is loaded with cheese, pizza sauce, jalapenos and onions.

Chorizo Stuffed Pizzadilla

This easy mashup of a Pizza and a Quesadilla comes together in minutes, and yet it retains the best parts of both classics. With a crisp tortilla crust and endless stretchy cheese, this Pizzadilla makes for a delicious quick snack or fun work-day lunch that can be baked in any breakroom with a toaster oven.
Course Entree, Snacks
Cuisine American
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Cheese, Flour
Diet Low Sugar
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 pizzadillas
Calories 770kcal


  • 6 small flour tortillas (6-7-inches in diameter)
  • 285 grams shredded mozzarella
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 185 grams Mexican chorizo
  • pickled jalapenos (to taste)
  • ½ red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 6 sprigs cilantro (for garnish
  • 1 lime (for serving)


  • Put the chorizo in a pan and fry until cooked through, breaking it up into chunks with a spatula as it cooks. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cooked chorizo to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  • To make the Pizzadilla, place a tortilla on a toaster sheet and top with about 23 grams of cheese.
    Pizzadilla's start out like a quesadilla with cheese on a tortilla.
  • Top with 1/3 of the chorizo.
    Some cooked chorizo gets added on top of the Pizzadilla.
  • Add another layer of cheese.
    More cheese gets added to the Pizzadilla
  • Top with another tortilla and spread on two generous tablespoons of pizza sauce along with another layer of cheese.
    Another tortilla and pizza sauce go on top, along with another layer of cheese.
  • Finish the pizzadilla with the jalapenos and red onion, along with a final layer of cheese.
    The pizzadilla is finished off with red onions, jalapenos and cheese before it gets toasted to crispy perfection.
  • Toast the pizzadilla in a toaster oven (or a regular oven set to broil) until the the cheese is melted and browned and the tortilla is crisp on the bottom. Garnish with cilantro and serve with lime wedges.


Calories: 770kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 1985mg | Potassium: 614mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1090IU | Vitamin C: 11.8mg | Calcium: 565mg | Iron: 4mg