Sausage and Pineapple Quesadillas

Here's the next pregame ritual that's a surefire way to get you pumped for the big game. Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage nestled inside a delicious pineapple quesadilla to gurantee a victory for your game day party.


  • Prep Time

    10 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    10 Minutes

  • Makes




large (10-inch) flour tortillas

4 Cups

(16 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend

1 Can

(20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained

1/2 Cup

sliced green onions

1/2 Cup

sliced, pitted ripe black olives

Salsa, sour cream and chopped cilantro



Cut sausage into ¼” slices. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Add sausage and cook, stirring frequently, about 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove sausage and drippings from pan.


Reduce heat to medium.  Place one tortilla in pan.  Top with ¼ each of cheese, sausage, pineapple, green onions and black olives.  Place another tortilla on top.


Cook quesadilla for 1-2 minutes or until bottom is crisp and lightly browned.  Carefully flip quesadilla and cook second side 1-2 minutes until lightly browned and cheese is melted.   Remove quesadilla from pan and repeat with remaining ingredients.


Cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges and serve with salsa, sour cream and chopped cilantro if desired.

Cook's Tip: Sausage and Pineapple Quesadillas make a great appetizer for watching the big game!