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Feta and Olive Quesadillas: A Mediterranean Marvel!

Feta and Olive Quesadillas are a type of quesadilla that features feta cheese and olives. The combination of the salty and tangy flavor of the cheese with the briny and slightly bitter flavor of the olives creates a delicious and unique flavor profile.

These quesadillas are typically made with flour tortillas and can be customized by adding other ingredients such as spinach, tomatoes, and red onions. Feta and Olive Quesadillas can be served as a main dish, side dish, appetizer, or snack and are a great option for a quick and easy meal.

Give your quesadillas a Mediterranean makeover with Feta and Olive Quesadillas. Savor the blend of feta cheese and briny olives wrapped in a warm tortilla!

Key Takeaways

  • Who This Meal Appeals To: Mediterranean cuisine fans, cheese lovers, and quick-fix seekers.
  • Estimated Duration: 20 minutes.
  • Nutrition Facts: Approximately 300-350 calories per serving, 10g protein, 25g carbs, 20g fat.

About This Recipe

Elevate your palate with the perfect fusion of Greek flavors and Mexican tradition. These quesadillas are easy, quick, and oh-so-flavorful.

Equipment Required

  • Non-stick skillet or griddle
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatula


  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1.5 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup pitted and chopped olives (Kalamata or black)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil for cooking
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon chopped parsley for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prep Ingredients: Crumble feta and chop olives.
  2. Mix and Season: In a mixing bowl, combine feta and olives. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Tortilla Time: Lay each tortilla flat on your cutting board.
  4. Assemble: Evenly distribute the feta and olive mixture on one half of each tortilla.
  5. Fold and Cook: Fold the tortillas. Heat olive oil in a skillet, then add the folded tortillas.
  6. Brown and Melt: Cook until each side turns golden brown.
  7. Garnish and Cut: Remove from heat, sprinkle optional parsley, let it rest for a minute, then slice into wedges.

Side Dishes

  • Greek salad with cucumbers and tomatoes
  • Tzatziki sauce for dipping
  • Fresh lemon wedges

Storage Options

Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat in a skillet for the best flavor.

Ingredient Substitutes

  • Use black olives if Kalamata olives are unavailable.
  • Ricotta cheese can replace feta for a milder flavor.
  • Fresh basil can be used instead of parsley for garnish.

Alternatives to This Meal

  • Feta and Olive Greek Pizza
  • Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers
  • Olive and Feta Pasta Salad

If you are interested in reading more about Cheese Quesadilla Ideas, please take a look at these related articles: Goat Cheese and Spinach Quesadillas or Blue Cheese and Steak Quesadillas.


Feta and Olive Quesadillas serve as a bridge between Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines, offering a blend of salty, briny, and savory flavors that are irresistibly good. A must-try for those looking to diversify their quesadilla adventures!