20 Must-Try Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipes

7.14.15_Overlay Quesadillas are a beautiful thing, not just because they’re super simple (tortilla + cheese pretty much = deliciousness), but because it’s easy to pack them with protein, veggies and whatever else you have on hand. Simply heat in a skillet, griddle, panini-maker or oven and you’ve got a gooey, melty masterpiece. We’ve rounded up 20 must-try vegan and vegetarian quesadilla recipes to try tonight!

Greens, Brie and Jalapeo Quesadillas

Greens, Brie and Jalapeño Quesadillas

This recipe from Eats Well with Others has it all: spice, creaminess, and a heaping helping of nutritious kale.

Greens, Brie and Jalapeño Quesadillas Mini Avocado and Hummus Quesadillas

Mini Avocado and Hummus Quesadillas

These itty bitty quesadillas from The Cookin’ Canuck are packed with healthy fats, and make a great after-school or party snack.

Mini Avocado and Hummus Quesadillas Artichoke Kale and Mozzarella Melt

Artichoke Kale and Mozzarella Melt

Quesadillas go Italian in this mozzarella- and artichoke-filled recipe from Superfoods At Every Meal.

Artichoke Kale and Mozzarella Melt Pumpkin Brie Quesadillas

Pumpkin Brie Quesadillas

Kind of sweet, kind of savory, definitely decadent—this recipe from Foxes Love Lemons would make a great appetizer, lunch or dinner.

Pumpkin Brie Quesadillas Curried Spinach and Zucchini Quesadillas

Curried Spinach and Zucchini Quesadillas

Curried veggies meet havarti cheese in these fusion quesadillas from Eats Well with Others.

Curried Spinach and Zucchini Quesadillas Sweet Potato, Apple and Goat Cheese Quesadilla

Sweet Potato, Apple and Goat Cheese Quesadilla

This sweet (and slightly tangy) quesadilla from Hello Natural is great for fall, or any time you have extra apples around the house.

Sweet Potato, Apple and Goat Cheese Quesadilla Broccoli Quinoa Quesadillas

Broccoli Quinoa Quesadillas

These kid-friendly quesadillas will get even the pickiest eaters to love quinoa.

Broccoli Quinoa Quesadillas Roasted Broccoli and Cheese Quesadillas

Roasted Broccoli and Cheese Quesadillas

Can’t decide between comfort food and veggies for dinner? These quesadillas from Chocolate Moosey are a happy medium.

Roasted Broccoli and Cheese Quesadillas Strawberry and Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Strawberry and Peanut Butter Quesadillas

No cheese here—this dessert quesadilla recipe from Two Healthy Kitchens features juicy berries, creamy peanut butter and coconut for a new twist on PBJ.

Strawberry and Peanut Butter Quesadillas Oven-Baked Black Bean Quesadillas

Oven-Baked Black Bean Quesadillas

Pop these traditional quesadillas from Aggie’s Kitchen in the oven, and dinner is served in less than 30 minutes!

Oven-Baked Black Bean Quesadillas Mushroom and Zucchini Quesadillas with Cilantro Pesto

Mushroom and Zucchini Quesadillas with Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro pesto adds a fresh, spicy flavor to these easy veggie quesadillas.

Mushroom and Zucchini Quesadillas with Cilantro Pesto Zucchini, Red Onion and Black Bean Quesadillas

Zucchini, Red Onion and Black Bean Quesadillas

Red onion adds a touch of sweetness to these zucchini-laden ‘dillas from Aggie’s Kitchen.

Zucchini, Red Onion and Black Bean Quesadillas Make-Ahead Breakfast Quesadillas

Make-Ahead Breakfast Quesadillas

Because, why not? Freeze them up for an easy grab-and-go weekday breakfast!

Make-Ahead Breakfast Quesadillas Strawberry Basil Honey Goat Cheese Quesadillas

Strawberry Basil Honey Goat Cheese Quesadillas

When you’re sick of strawberry smoothies, whip up these dessert-y quesadillas from The Creative Bite.

Strawberry Basil Honey Goat Cheese Quesadillas Pumpkin Black Bean Quesadillas

Pumpkin Black Bean Quesadillas

These quesadillas from The Muffin Myth are filled with sharp cheddar cheese, cumin and smoked paprika—plus the protein of black beans—and can also be made into a taquito version.

Pumpkin Black Bean Quesadillas Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Avocado Quesadillas

Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Avocado Quesadillas

Caramelized onions add depth to these quesadillas packed with nutrition *and* melty, delicious cheese.

Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Avocado Quesadillas Green Chile Enchilada Quesadillas

Green Chile Enchilada Quesadillas

This vegan, gluten-free recipe from Fork Beans is where Mexican-food favorites collide. Deliciously.

Green Chile Enchilada Quesadillas Smoky Delicata Squash and Black Bean Baked Quesadillas

Smoky Delicata Squash and Black Bean Baked Quesadillas

Go ahead and freeze these quesadillas from Kitchen Treaty, complete with seasoned delicata squash and seared onion, for lunch or dinner later in the week.

Smoky Delicata Squash and Black Bean Baked Quesadillas Cheesy Eggplant and Apple Quesadillas

Cheesy Eggplant and Apple Quesadillas

Sneak some nutritious eggplant and spinach into a cheesy dinner with this recipe from Dizzy, Busy and Hungry.

Cheesy Eggplant and Apple Quesadillas Kale and Sweet Potato Quesadilla

Kale and Sweet Potato Quesadilla

These vegan quesadillas get their creaminess from sweet potatoes—add veggie chorizo to make them even more filling!

Kale and Sweet Potato Quesadilla

About Dana

Dana Raidt is a Minneapolis-based writer and editor with a passion for music, a penchant for thrift-store shopping and a never-ending recipe repertoire.   Read more from Dana →

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