Zucchini Cheese Quesadillas

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 05/02/2020, viewed by 1139 , 0 Comments
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This is a super quick and simple recipe that adds a little extra flavor (and veggies!) to your classic quesadilla.

What you will need

2 Zucchini

1/2 bunch Green Onions

1 Jalapeno Pepper

1 Avocado

8 large Flour Tortillas

1 Tbsp Olive Oil

3/4 cups Salsa

2 cups shredded Mexican Cheese

(Nutritional facts 244 calories, 15.18 g fat, 17.54 g carbohydrates, 10.07 g protein, 36 mg cholesterol, 579 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather all ingredients.

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Slice off the stems of the zucchini, and slice into super thin slices at an angle.

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Cut off the roots of the green onions, and thinly slice at an angle.

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Slice the jalapeno into thin rounds.

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 remove the avocado pit with the blade of the knife. Carefully slice into strips.

Run the knife around the outside of the avocado to cut it in half. Twist to remove the avocado pit with the blade of the knife. Carefully slice into strips.

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For each quesadilla, add a few drops of olive oil to the heated pan.

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e olive oil on the tortilla. Add 1/2 cup of cheese per quesadilla putting half on the bottom and half after you add the toppings.  Next layer the thinly sliced zucchini. Top that with sliced jalapenos.

Place one of the tortillas into the pan and swish around a bit to spread the olive oil on the tortilla. Add 1/2 cup of cheese per quesadilla putting half on the bottom and half after you add the toppings. Next layer the thinly sliced zucchini. Top that with sliced jalapenos.

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with the other tortilla.

Sprinkle on a few sliced green onions and a little more cheese on top. Top with the other tortilla.

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ther side for about 3 minutes or until browned and a little crispy. Continue with the other 3 quesedillas.

Let cook on the first side for about 5 minutes, and then flip to cook the other side for about 3 minutes or until browned and a little crispy. Continue with the other 3 quesedillas.

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avocado and salsa.

Slice the quesadillas on a cutting board into 8 triangles. Serve alongside avocado and salsa.

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