Breakfast Quesadilla

Makes 1 quesadilla

Preparation Time: 5 min
Cooking Time: 5 min

2014 Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe (breakfast) : 2nd Place!


egg, lightly beaten
whole wheat flour tortilla
2 tbsp diced red sweet pepper 30 mL
2 tbsp shredded applewood smoked cheddar 30 mL
Get the quesadilla ready in the refrigerator the night before so all you have to do is cook it in the pan in the morning. Easy to eat on the run too!


Step 1
Spray small nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat.

Step 2
Add egg and cook, stirring for about 2 minutes or until large curds set. Remove from heat.

Step 3
Lay tortilla on work surface and spread scrambled egg over half of the tortilla.

Step 4
Sprinkle with pepper and cheddar. Fold over tortilla to cover.

Step 5
Heat nonstick skillet over medium low heat and toast quesadilla, turning once for about 2 minutes or until golden on both sides.

Step 6
Cut in half to enjoy.


You can add some more colour and veggies to the quesadilla by chopping 1/2 cup (125 mL) of baby spinach leaves and stirring it into the eggs while cooking or sprinkling it over top of the peppers before toasting the quesadilla.

Nutrition & Notes

Nutrition Information
Valeur nutritive
per 1 quesadilla
% Daily Value
% valeur quotidienne
Calories / Calories 322
Fat / Lipides 15.1 g
Saturated / saturés
+ Trans / trans
Cholesterol / Cholestérol
Sodium / Sodium 611 mg
Carbohydrates / Glucides 29.9 g
Fiber / Fibres 3.3 g
Sugars / Sucres
Protein Protéines 15.6 g
Vitamin A / Vitamine A
Vitamin C / Vitamine C
Calcium / Calcium
Iron / Fer
If you like quesadillas for dinner, you’ll love them for breakfast. Katelyn in Hamilton says they taste great and are perfect for busy mornings.