A cheesy, spinach-packed quesadilla is topped with a sunny-side-up egg for a quick, protein-packed breakfast. Top with hot sauce for a kick of spice.

EatingWell Magazine, March 2022

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Credit: Johnny Autry

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add spinach and cook, stirring, until wilted, about 1 minute. Top 1 tortilla with 2 tablespoons cheese, the spinach and the remaining 2 tablespoons cheese. Cover with the other tortilla.

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  • Heat the remaining 1 teaspoon oil in the pan over medium-high heat. Add the quesadilla and cook, flipping once, until crispy, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Crack egg into the pan and cook until the white is set, about 4 minutes. Top the quesadilla with the egg and avocado. Serve with hot sauce, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 quesadilla
481 calories; protein 19g; carbohydrates 31g; dietary fiber 9g; sugars 1g; fat 32g; saturated fat 9g; cholesterol 214mg; sodium 367mg; potassium 423mg.
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