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Quesadilla

Quesadilla | Easy grilled vegetable Quesadillas

Sangskitchen
Quesadilla is a popular Mexican food, made by toasting tortillas filled with cheese & veggies or meat. This is a veg quesadilla recipe with stepwise pictures and a video.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 5
Calories 240 kcal

Equipment

  • Grill pan
  • Cooking pan

Ingredients
  

  • 6 Flour Tortillas
  • Cheese
  • Cheddar/Mozzarella/Monterey Jack

To make the filling:

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • ¼ cup Onion
  • ½ cup Bell peppers capsicum
  • ½ cup Corn boiled or frozen
  • 1 cup Tofu or paneer or mash potato

Spice mix:

  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp Paprika or chile powder
  • ½ tsp Cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder

Instructions
 

Preparation:

  • Chop the veggies you use and keep them ready. I use finely chopped vegetables like onions, bell peppers, corn and crumbled tofu. You can also use zucchini, celery, tomato, mushrooms or cucumber as per the availability.
  • The measurements for the fillings given will make fillings for 5 Quesadillas.
  • Make the spice mix ready. Salt, chile powder or paprika, cayenne pepper powder black pepper powder and cumin powder are the basic spices used usually.

Recipe:

    How to make veggie fillings:

    • Heat 2tbsp oil in a cooking pan and toss all the veggies you have.
    • Used 1tbsp chopped garlic, 1/4 cup onions, 1/2 cup of multi-colored bell peppers, and 1/2 cup of corn(boiled or frozen).
    • Saute all these for two to three minutes and add crumbled tofu.
    • Add the spice powders and salt, stir, cover with a lid and cook for a few minutes.
    • Sprinkle some coriander leaves(cilantro). Switch off and let the filling cool down a bit.

    How to make veggie Quesadillas:

    • Heat a large skillet and grease it. Place a large flour tortilla.
    • Fill half of the tortilla with grated cheese and stir-fried veggies on top.
    • Spread one more layer of cheese to cover up the veggies.
    • Use any sauce here as you wish. Fold the other half of the tortilla and press it to hold.
    • Roast each side of the quesadilla for a minute until cheese melts.
    • Repeat the same for other tortillas. Cut into half and serve with Guacamole or spicy mayo.

    Video

    Notes

    Tips:
    1) Feel free to use spice powders as per your taste.
    2) If using corn tortilla choose the large-sized one for easy-to-use purposes.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 240kcal
    Keyword Mexican recipes, quesadillas, tortilla, veg quesadilla, vegetable grilled quesadilla
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