Three Cheese Quesadilla

 

Three Cheese Spinach Quesadilla

A healthy low-carb recipe on a traditional Mexican fav!

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 16 oz Frozen Spinach Thawed
  • 1/2 cup Mozzerella Cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack Cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 4 Low Carb Tortillas
  • 4 tsp Butter
  • 4 oz Marinara Sauce Optional for dipping

Instructions

  1. ​Preheat frying pan on medium-low heat.

  2. Remove frozen spinach from packaging. Microwave oh high in a microwave safe bowl for 4 minutes.

  3. Drain spinach, pressing out as much water as possible.

  4. Combine cheese in bowl to mix.

  5. Butter one side of each tortilla with 1 tsp of butter.

  6. Place one tortilla butter side down in frying pan.

  7. Place 1/4 of shredded cheese on tortilla, add 1/2 of the spinach, top with 1/4 more of the shredded cheese. Place second tortilla butter side up on top of cheese layer.

  8. Fry in pan for 3-4 minutes until golden brown and crisp. Flip and repeat.

  9. Repeat process with second quesadilla.

  10. Remove from pan, cut in half and half again giving you 4 slices.

  11. Serve with warm marinara sauce (optional).

Recipe Notes

 

Preparation Tip:

To drain spinach, place in clean kitchen towel and squeeze until completely drained.

 

Additional Serving Option:

Pizza Style Quesadilla

Add 20 Slices Pepperoni Sliced and 1/4 Cup Sliced Black Olives during step 7.

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