Butterfly Quesadilla

Makes 1 butterfly

Preparation Time: 10 min

2012 Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: 1st Place!


small whole wheat flour tortillas
slices cheddar cheese 50 g
small tomato, thinly sliced
large leaf romaine lettuce
baby carrots
small stalk celery, cut in two
Making your snack into a fun shape or animal can be a new way to enjoy it. By cutting your quesadilla and using some other vegetables, you can create this tasty butterfly snack.


Step 1
Place one of the tortillas on a plate. Top with cheese, tomato and lettuce. Place remaining tortilla on top

Step 2
Cut into 4 quarters and separate slightly. Place 3 carrots in the middle to form the body of the butterfly. Place the celery sticks on top for the antennae.


Make the quesadilla and wrap in plastic wrap one day in advance.

Nutrition & Notes

Nutrition Information
Valeur nutritive
per 1 butterfly quesadilla
% Daily Value
% valeur quotidienne
Calories / Calories 436
Fat / Lipides 21.9 g
Saturated / saturés
+ Trans / trans
Cholesterol / Cholestérol
Sodium / Sodium 863 mg
Carbohydrates / Glucides 39.4 g
Fiber / Fibres 5.8 g
Sugars / Sucres
Protein Protéines 20.5 g
Vitamin A / Vitamine A
Vitamin C / Vitamine C
Calcium / Calcium
Iron / Fer
Riley, from Belle River, thinks kids will like this recipe because it is creative and colourful and it looks like a butterfly!