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Market Vegetarian Quesadillas

Prep time: 15 minutes; Cook time: 15 minutes; Servings: 6

 

just add guacamole, sour cream, and salsa

 

  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • ½ cup chopped zucchini
  • ½ cup chopped yellow squash (such as butternut)
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • ½ cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 6 x 9” whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Extras:
  • guacamole, sour cream, salsa, etc
  1. In a large non-stick pan, cook red pepper, zucchini, yellow squash, onion, and mushrooms in the olive oil over medium heat for about 7 minutes, or until just tender. Remove vegetables from pan.
  2. Coat the same pan with cooking spray, and place one tortilla in pan.
  3. Sprinkle ¼ cup of the cheese evenly over the tortilla, and layer ¾ cup of the vegetable mixture over the cheese.
  4. Sprinkle another 2 Tbsp of the cheese onto the vegetables, and top with a second tortilla.
  5. Cook until golden on both sides, for approximately 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  6. Remove quesadilla from pan, and repeat with remaining ingredients.
  7. Cut each quesadilla into 8 triangles with a pizza cutter.
  8. Serve hot with sour cream, salsa, and guacamole)
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Niall’s Cheese Quesadillas

  • Whole-wheat flour, or soft corn tortillas
  • Shredded cheese of choice
  • Oil to coat frying pan

Other fillings:

  • Red or green pepper, small dice
  • Sliced green onions
  • Red or sweet white onion, small dice
  • Tomatoes, chopped
  • Jalapeno pepper, finely diced
  • Chopped cilantro

Serve with:

  • Sour cream
  • Salsa

1.     In a frying pan, pour enough oil to coat bottom; set heat to medium-high

2.     When oil is hot, place a tortilla on it.  Sprinkle one half with cheese, and fillings of choice.

3.     Fold the tortilla in half to make a half-moon shape.

4.     Brown the quesadilla on one side, and then carefully flip to brown other side.  The cheese should melt nicely during this time.

5.     Cut into wedges.

6.     Serve with sour cream, salsa.

 

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