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Vegetarian quesadilla baked in an oven
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Vegetarian Quesadillas

Delicious, veggie-packed, cheesy goodness that is sure to please picky eaters.
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 quesadillas
Calories 276kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp oil or butter plus a bit more for brushing onto the tortillas
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 red or yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup tomato chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 whole grain tortillas
  • 1 cup cheese of your choice grated

Instructions

  • Heat one tablespoon of oil or butter in a large non-stick pan.
  • Add the onion and garlic to the pan; saute 3-5 minutes until soft.
  • Stir in the bell pepper, broccoli, and tomato, cooking for another 3-4 minutes. Add in any desired spices at this time.
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Begin making the quesadillas: On a plate, lay one tortilla.
  • Brush one side of it with melted butter or coconut oil (you could also just spray it with oil, if available).
  • Place the tortilla, oil side down, onto a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of cheese.
  • Top with veggie mixture and another 1/4 cup of cheese.
  • Place another tortilla on top of the cheese.
  • Brush the top with a bit of butter, oil, or spray.
  • Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients to create your second quesadilla.
  • Bake the quesadillas for 7-10 minutes, until tops are golden brown.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition facts based on using coconut oil, whole wheat tortillas, and cheddar cheese. WW SmartPoints: 10

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.3g | Protein: 12.2g | Fat: 13.9g | Fiber: 4.3g | Sugar: 2.2g