Sink your teeth into these 13 healthy & delicious quesadillas



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The quesadilla is a wonderful thing. Load it with vegetables, meat or a combination of both for a warm and satisfying meal that doesn't demand a whole lot of time and effort. Here are 13 recipes of gooey goodness to get you started.


1. Spicy Spinach Quesadillas

The Weary Chef 

You know what goes great with these spicy quesadillas that the Weary Chef whipped up? One of these 9 margaritas is what.


2. Kale and Queso Oaxaca Quesadillas

Blue Apron 

Queso Oaxaca is a semi-hard, mozzarella-like variety that’s simply perfect for quesadillas. It's so ridiculously delicious that you won't even realize you're eating kale. Blue Apron pairs this flavor explosion with a fried egg and some lima crema.


3. Santa Fe Style Healthy Veggie Quesadilla

Andrea Taylor's Taylor Made Market 

We love these Santa Fe style quesadillas by Andrea Taylor's Taylor Made Market not only because they are perfect for vegetarians or omnivores looking to get their Meatless Monday groove on, but also because they are easily customizable. Got leftover chicken or pork? Shred it, add it and BOOM. Everybody's happy.


4. Caramelized Onions, Mushroom and Avocado Quesadillas

Maya Kitchenette 

Okay, so maybe it's not the official way of caramelizing onions and maybe it's more sautéing them a bit, but we still love this quick and easy quesadilla recipe from Maya Kitchenette.


5. Chicken Quesadillas

Pioneer Woman 

Chicken quesadillas are pretty much the standard bearer, the leader among all the delicious varieties. Check out the Pioneer Woman's mouthwatering recipe that made us want to eat right out of the skillet before she was even finished assembling the dang thing.


6. Jalapeño Popper Steak Quesadilla

BS' in the Kitchen 

This work of art — the jalapeño popper deconstructed, if you will — by BS' in the Kitchen combines popper ingredients with some leftover steak for some scrumptious results.


7. Greek Quesadillas

Skinny Mom 

Speaking of fantastic flavor combinations, how about some Mexican-Greek fusion? Skinny Mom rocks these Greek-inspired quesadillas.


8. Loaded Veggie & Black Bean Quesadillas

The Garden Grazer 

This quesadilla is the one you make after a long day and a longer commute. The Garden Grazer includes cooked brown rice, but if you don't have any leftover rice, are short on time and just want to chow down on some comfort food, leave it out.


9. Skinny Buffalo Burger Quesadilla


Skinnytaste delivers with this recipe, which includes 100% grass-fed buffalo burgers, melted cheddar jack cheese and pico de gallo, all wedged in between two whole wheat tortillas.


10. Philly Cheese Steak Quesadilla

Little Dairy on the Prairie 

Little Dairy on the Prairie marries the iconic Philly cheesesteak sandwich and the Mexican quesadilla. Check it out!


11. Black Bean Butternut Squash Quesadillas

Girl Versus Dough 

We were torn about what we loved most about Girl Versus Dough's quesadilla recipe: the chipotle lime crema or the butternut squash. We'll just have to eat some more to reach a consensus. You know, for science.


12. Mini Avocado & Hummus Quesadilla

Cookin' Canuck 

Cookin' Canuck had us at avocado.


13. Vegetarian Brussels sprout & mushroom quesadillas

Jai La Vie 

Check out Jai La Vie's quesadilla recipe. We ask you: what better way to eat those Brussels sprouts that are so good for you?