Healthy Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipes

Find healthy, delicious vegetarian quesadilla recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Sweet Potato Quesadillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
These simple yet satisfying quesadillas are layered with mashed sweet potatoes, red onion and serrano pepper. Pepper Jack cheese adds mild heat, while cumin and oregano provide earthy balance. Serve topped with plain strained yogurt and lime wedges, if desired.
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By Wendy Lopez

Toaster-Oven Quesadillas

Rating: 5 stars 1
We love finding new ways to use our kitchen tools and appliances. These toaster-oven quesadillas with peppers and avocado are the perfect example of an unexpected toaster-oven hack we had to share.
Katie Webster
By Katie Webster

Black Bean Quesadillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 33
In a hurry? These satisfying quesadillas take just 15 minutes to make. We like them with black beans, but pinto beans work well too. If you like a little heat, be sure to use pepper Jack cheese in the filling. Serve with: A little sour cream and a mixed green salad.
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By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Cheese Quesadillas with Peppers & Onions

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
These 15-minute quesadillas are a notch above basic with the addition of sautéed peppers and onions. Let the kiddos load them up with the toppings at the table.
Katie Webster
By Katie Webster

Cheesy Egg Quesadilla with Spinach

A cheesy, spinach-packed quesadilla is topped with a sunny-side-up egg for a quick, protein-packed breakfast.
By Sara Haas, RDN

Chile-Lime Cauliflower Quesadillas

Rating: 5 stars 2
Poblano peppers add a touch of heat to these vegetarian quesadillas, but a sweet bell pepper is tasty, too, if you want something milder. Start these quesadillas in the oven and finish them off in a skillet for melty cheese and crispy tortillas.
By Carolyn Malcoun

Ancho Chile Quesadillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
Rehydrated dry chiles often have more intense and multidimensional flavors than fresh. In this simple quesadilla recipe, mildly spicy ancho chiles (dried poblanos) and nutty Gruyère cheese melt together for an easy snack or quick dinner. Find anchos in well-stocked supermarkets, at Mexican grocers or online.
By Lesley Tllez

Walnut and Olive Quesadillas

These Mexican-style fold-overs with an Italian spin are brimming with provolone and mozzarella cheeses as well as ripe olives and walnuts.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Grilled Squash & Manchego Quesadillas with Nectarine-Tomato Salsa

Here's a fun quesadilla appetizer that your family will love! Grilled fresh summer squash and buttery Manchego cheese make a unique quesadilla filling that tastes amazing with a nectarine and tomato salsa.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Mushroom Quesadillas

Cremini mushrooms, shallots, asparagus and arugula pack these mushroom quesadillas for a satisfying plant-based main. Use any combination of herbs, like parsley, tarragon or chives, to add freshness. Serve with a side of beans or rice.
By Laura Kanya