Spicy Zucchini Quesadillas

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Spicy Zucchini QuesadillasAnother delicious way to use your Zucchini Squash. My family loves these Zucchini Quesadillas spicy, but you can easily make a non spicy version.

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Spicy Zucchini Quesadillas

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Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook Time: 8-10 mins
Yield: 8 quesadillas | Serves: 8


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 cups zucchini, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 8 (7 inch) flour tortillas
  • 6 ounces Monterrey jack pepper cheese, shredded
  • 2 ounces Cheddar Jack Cheese
  • salsa or sour cream, to garnish or pepper, slices to garnish


  1. Saute onion, garlic and red pepper in 1 teaspoon butter for 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in zucchini and taco seasoning, and saute for 3-4 minutes, set aside.
  3. Spread remaining butter over one side of each tortilla.
  4. Place the tortillas butter-side down on a griddle.
  5. Sprinkle cheese and zucchini mix over half of each tortilla.
  6. Then fold the tortilla over.
  7. Cook over low heat for 1-2 min on each side or until cheese is melted.
  8. Serve with salsa/sour cream, peppers.etc.
  9. Variation: For a non spicy version use Monterrey Jack Cheese instead of Pepper Jack.

Ingredients: Bell Pepper, Cheese, Zucchini
Meal Type: 30-Minute Meals, Main Dish, Summer, Egg Free, Meatless
Categories: Finger Food and Dips, Mexican, Vegetables, Stove Top

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