Spinach and Red Pepper Quesadilla

September 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Appetizers, Recipes

A quick and easy yummy appetizer, or serve with a small green salad and fresh or canned pears or mandarins for a light dinner.


– 2 Tortillas (wholewheat for even healthier)
– Cooking Spray (preferably olive oil spray, but any will do)
– 3 oz Grated Colby Jack, Mexican Blend, or Mozzarella Cheese
– 1/4 Large Red pepper, sliced lengthways
– Large handful of Fresh spinach leaves


1. Set pan on medium to med-low heat and coat lightly with cooking spray.

2. Place one tortilla in pan.

3. Layer 1/2 the cheese, red peppers, spinach leaves, then remaining cheese.

4. Top with remaining tortilla, and lightly coat with cooking spray.

5. Cook for about 45-60 seconds, or until golden, then flip and cook for a further 45-60 seconds until golden.

6. Transfer to plate and cut into 6-8 wedges.

Total Time

5 min.

Number of Servings



One Response to “Spinach and Red Pepper Quesadilla”
  1. Christina says:

    I love Quesadillas but I have never thought to put spinach or bell peppers in them. This is a great recipe. It tastes great, the peppers give it the perfect crunch. And the spinach makes it taste more hearty. Mmm healthy and tasty, love it. Thanks for sharing.

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