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6 Healthier Quesadilla Recipes that Pack a Flavor Punch

April 10, 2021

Quesadillas – a favorite meal for everyone because they’re quick, simple, and delicious! If you’re looking for new healthy quesadilla recipes, we’ve got you covered. Here at Mission, we know that combining healthier recipe choices with bold flavors is an important part of making meals enjoyable for everyone. We’ve rounded up six of the best healthy quesadilla recipes using our delicious Mission products – plenty to try a new one almost every night this week!

Portobello Mushroom Quesadillas

With two cheeses, hearty portobello mushrooms, and crispy Organic White Corn Tortillas, this healthy quesadilla recipe is full of deep, rich flavors. Start by sautéing the mushrooms and onions for several minutes until most of the moisture is gone. Place an oil-rubbed tortilla in the hot pan and cover with some of your mushroom mixture. A few rosemary leaves, mozzarella cheese, and a slice of provolone make a delicious topping before you place the second tortilla on top. Flip after a few minutes, then slice and dig in!

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Loaded Vegan Quesadillas

If you thought a vegan diet meant forgoing delicious meals like quesadillas, think again. This vegan recipe combines a variety of vegetables with black beans and guacamole to deliver big on flavor. After sautéing your vegetables, combine with the beans and set aside while you make a homemade guacamole. Load everything into our Gluten Free Original Tortilla Wraps for a meal that can wow any diet and any palate. Top with cilantro and jalapeños for a classic quesadilla taste.

Fresh Vegetable Quesadillas

One of the easiest ways to enjoy a healthy quesadilla this season is to fill our Organic Flour Tortillas with as many fresh vegetables as you can find! Dice up your favorites like tomatoes, bell pepper, squash, and zucchini to sauté over medium heat. While cooking, shred some cheddar cheese for that quintessential tangy quesadilla flavor. Combine everything between two tortillas, crisp up in the pan, and enjoy! You’ll eat well knowing this healthy quesadilla meal is full of nutritious ingredients.

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Summer Squash Goat Cheese Quesadillas

If you’re looking for a delicious way to enjoy some summer squash like zucchini, these healthy quesadillas are a great way to highlight this ingredient. Sauté zucchini slices while you fire-roast a poblano pepper over the stovetop flame. Dice your roasted pepper and combine with goat cheese and squash. Add even more goodness to your plate by using our Organic Whole Wheat Tortilla; place the mixture on top of one tortilla while it warms in the pan and then cover with a second. Flip, and enjoy these simple yet flavorful healthy quesadillas!

Low Carb Spinach and Feta Quesadilla

For a healthier spin on traditional protein and cheddar quesadillas, this recipe uses feta cheese, mushrooms, and spinach to bring plenty of flavor with fewer calories. Paired with our soft and fluffy Carb Balance Soft Taco Flour Tortillas, this meal is sure to become one of your favorite healthy quesadillas. Start by sautéing the mushrooms and garlic, then add the spinach at the end to slightly wilt. Combine with some pesto and feta cheese on the tortilla, then warm in the pan for a few minutes on each side to get it crispy. A fun, Mediterranean twist on a classic!

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Apple & Turkey Quesadillas

Are you looking for an adventurous quesadilla? Do you need something healthy to serve for lunch that’s also delicious? These apple and turkey quesadillas are a delight and will impress a crew that typically eats cold sandwiches. With our Organic White Corn Tortillas surrounding thinly sliced apples, cheddar, and turkey, each bite will be nutritious and delicious! Keep this easy and filling lunch option on repeat!

Whether you’re looking for traditional or adventurous flavors, these healthy quesadilla recipes are sure to impress your dinner guests and leave you feeling satisfied.


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