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Quesadilla | Easy grilled vegetable Quesadillas

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 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 5
Calories 240 kcal


  • Grill pan
  • Cooking pan


  • 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



  • 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.


    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.



    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.


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