Cheesy Veggie Quesadillas

Cheesy Veggie Quesadillas

Bring Italian flavor to a Mexican favorite! Dipping the cheesy veggie wedges in spaghetti sauce is spectacular.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup shredded zucchini
1
small tomato, seeded and chopped ( 1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon garlic pepper
8
whole wheat flour tortillas (8 inches in diameter)
2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (8 ounces)
Spaghetti sauce, heated, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°. Mix zucchini, tomato, oregano and garlic pepper in medium bowl.
  2. Place 4 tortillas on ungreased large cookie sheet. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the cheese evenly over each of the 4 tortillas. Spoon one-fourth of the vegetable mixture over cheese. Top with remaining tortillas.
  3. Bake about 6 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted. Cut each quesadilla into 6 to 8 wedges. Serve with spaghetti sauce.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can use any type of tortilla for these quesadillas. Try plain, fat-free, vegetable or herb tortillas to give the quesadillas a different twist.
Serve With
These are great served as an appetizer, too. Offer them to family or friends as a prelude to an Italian-style meal. Don't forget to warmed marinara or spaghetti sauce for dipping.
Did You Know?
You can enjoy the flavors of many cheeses when you use the Italian blend cheese, which can include mozzarella, provolone, Romano, Asiago and Parmesan cheeses.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 345
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 650mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 22g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.