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Easy Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipes for Healthy Weeknight Meals

Butternut Squash Quesadilla with Caramelized Onion

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Black beans and cheese finish off this quesadilla—but that's where the traditional aspects end. Homemade chipotle crema really sets off the roasted butternut squash and caramelized onions. (Craving more Mexican? These are the top 10 Mexican recipes to keep you slim.)

Get the recipe: Butternut Squash Quesadilla with Caramelized Onion

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Smoked Gouda Mushroom Quesadillas

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The vegetables—onion, red and yellow bell peppers, and mushrooms—take the place of meat in this recipe. But gouda cheese is the real star of this meal. This creamy cheese is perfect for a quesadilla or grilled cheese and adds a slightly smoky flavor.

Get the recipe: Smoked Gouda Mushroom Quesadillas

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Broccoli Cheddar Breakfast Quesadillas

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Quesadillas can be served for any meal of the day—you just have to swap in different ingredient combinations. Exhibit A: this breakfast quesadilla. Scrambled eggs, broccoli, and cheddar cheese come together to create an easy morning meal. Try these 12 vegetable breakfasts that aren't omelets.

Get the recipe: Broccoli Cheddar Breakfast Quesadillas

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White Bean and Kale Quesadillas

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Trade your black beans for smashed white and the result? A different, surprising flavor and texture. Use up that leftover kale by throwing a handful into your 'dilla. The lightened BBQ sauce makes sure the dish from being too bland.

Get the recipe: White Bean and Kale Quesadillas

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Fajita Quesadillas

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That moment at a restaurant when you see the sizzling fajita platter coming toward you is how you'll feel about these quesadillas. Red and green bell peppers, onion, and (yep!) guac make this recipe great for busy weeknights in need of a little pizzazz.

Get the recipe: Fajita Quesadillas

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Cheesy Zucchini Spinach Quesadillas

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Green and yellow zucchini and spinach give you a load of veggies, while Monterey Jack cheese and garlic add flavor. Use whole-wheat tortillas for a healthier take. (Zucchini is just one veggie that's great for spiralizing. Check out these 12 sensational spiralized veggie recipes.)

Get the recipe: Cheesy Zucchini Spinach Quesadillas

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

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A traditional black bean quesadilla recipe gets a twist with sweet potatoes. The filling here is spiced with chili powder, cinnamon, cumin, paprika, and chipotle chili peppers for a sweet and smoky flavor. Omit the cheese for a vegan version.

Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

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Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Avocado Quesadillas

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There are only four ingredients in this easy quesadilla recipe. Making the caramelized onions is time consuming, yes, but it's well worth the effort.

Get the recipe: Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Avocado Quesadillas

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Spinach and Artichoke Quesadillas

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The traditional spinach and artichoke dip recipe gets reinvented as a quesadilla. The irresistible creamy filling, made with cream cheese, mozzarella, and Parmesan, is scooped onto crispy flour tortillas. (Craving more cheese? Check out these 10 grilled cheese recipes that'll make your mouth water.)

Get the recipe: Spinach and Artichoke Quesadillas

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Greek Quesadillas

greek quesadilla lunch recipe for the mediterranean diet

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Sautéed spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, and feta are the base of this Greek-inspired quesadilla. The homemade tzatziki sauce elevates the dish to a masterpiece of Mediterranean flavor.

Get the recipe: Greek Quesadillas

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