Grilled Vegetable Quesadillas with Goat Cheese and Pesto

Grilled Vegetable Quesadillas with Goat Cheese and Pesto. An unexpected and delicious choice for grilling season!




Grilled Vegetable Quesadillas with Goat Cheese and Pesto

Ingredients :
  • 1 small zucchini, diagonally sliced into ¼ inch pieces
  • 1 small summer squash, diagonally sliced into ¼ inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, stem and seeds removed
  • 1 small red onion, sliced into ¼ inch rounds
  • 1 large Portobello mushroom, cleaned and sliced into ½ inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • white pepper
  • 4 whole grain tortillas (I used La Tortilla Factory Smart & Delicious Soft Wraps)
  • 4 tablespoon pesto, divided
  • 2 cups part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 4 oz goat cheese, divided
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Instructions :
  • Start by preparing your vegetables. Drizzle the sliced vegetables with 2 tbsp olive oil and season with salt and white pepper.
  • Place vegetables on the grill (or in a grill pan) and cook for approximately 3 minutes on each side or until just tender.
  • Remove the vegetables from the grill and let cool for 5 minutes. Cut the grilled vegetables into roughly 1-inch pieces and set aside.
  • To assemble each quesadilla: Spread a tortilla with 1 tablespoon pesto. Sprinkle ¼ cup mozzarella cheese on ½ of the tortilla. Add ¼ of the grilled vegetables and crumble 1 oz of goat cheese over them. Sprinkle another ¼ cup mozzarella on top and fold the tortilla over to close.
  • Place the quesadilla on a lightly oiled grill (or grill pan) and cook for 3 minutes on each side until the cheese in fully melted. Slice and serve the classiest quesadillas ever.
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