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Quesadilla Recipes That Go Way Beyond Cheese (PHOTOS)

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When it comes to easy recipes to make at home, there's nothing quite like a cheesy, melted quesadilla -- for many of us, it was one of the first meals we learned to make on our own. But most people think they don't need a quesadilla recipe to whip up a batch at home -- after all, it's just cheese and tortilla right? Wrong!

If you think the classic is the only (or even the best) way to make a quesadilla, you're going to need to open your mind (and mouth) to these next-level versions. Whether your new favorite recipe is a dessert quesadilla, breakfast quesadilla, or even a quesadilla pie, we can guarantee you'll find one among these 35 Tex-Mex favorites. Check out the full slideshow at the bottom, but here's a sneak preview of some of the best:

Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac
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Get the Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac Recipe by How Sweet It Is

We can't decide what we like best about this recipe, the shrimp, beer, mango, or guac.

Sweet Potato and Cilantro Quesadilla with Fried Egg + Cumin Oil
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Get the Sweet Potato and Cilantro Quesadilla with Fried Egg + Cumin Oil Recipe by CarolineWright/Food52

This recipe proves there's no reason to limit quesadilla eating to lunchtime.

Pumpkin And Sweet Onion Quesadilla
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Get the Pumpkin and Sweet Onion Quesadilla recipe by A Beautiful Mess

This recipe is one of our favorite sweet-and-savory combinations.

Want more? Check out all 35 recipes in the slideshow below!

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