Grilled Cumin-Lime Zucchini Quesadillas

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Zucchini Quesadillas

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These whole-wheat, vegetarian quesadillas make a tasty, healthy Mexican dinner.

This recipe is courtesy of Naturally Ella.

2
Servings
195
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Teaspoons cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon chile flakes
  • 1/2 lime, juiced and zested
  • 1/2 Tablespoon honey
  • 3 Ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 8-inch whole-wheat tortillas
  • Greek yogurt, for serving
  • Cilantro, for garnish

Directions

Cut zucchini into ¼”-thick slices, and place in a large bowl.

Whisk together the olive oil, 1 teaspoon of the cumin, the chile flakes, lime juice and zest, and honey. Pour the dressing over the zucchini, and let sit for at least 30 minutes.

When ready to cook, light the grill to medium heat. Place slices of zucchini on the grill and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes, until browned. Remove from the heat, and cut into small strips. Layer the zucchini on to half of each tortilla and sprinkle the mozzarella on top.

Return the tortillas to the grill, and cook on each side until the tortilla is crisp and the cheese has melted. Serve with Greek yogurt mixed with lime and cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
12g
26%
Vitamin A, RAE
105µg
15%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
353mg
35%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
19µg
5%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
34mg
11%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
269mg
38%
Selenium, Se
13µg
24%
Sodium, Na
296mg
20%
Water
20g
1%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Grill Shopping Tip

Think twice before buying a thicker piece of meat; a 2-inch thick steak takes four times (not twice) as long as 1-inch thick steak to cook.

Grill Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.