Cheese Quesadillas With Grilled Peppers

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 13 mins

Great little snack made on the grill. Here you have it: a hot summer day, cold beer or wine, aroma of the rest of your dinner cooking on the grill. Source: The Vegetarian Grill by Andrea Chesman

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare a medium-hot fire in the grill with a lightly oiled vegetable grill rack in place.
  2. Toss bell peppers, jalapenos and onions with olive oil.
  3. Grill vegetable mixture, tossing frequently, until tender and lightly charred (about 7 minutes).
  4. Cool down grill to low by spreading coals out or reducing flame.
  5. Coat one side of 3 of the tortillas with nonstick cooking spray.
  6. Spread 1/3 of the veggies on each tortilla.
  7. Top tortillas with cheese, place another tortilla on top of each and press firmly together.
  8. Spray tops of tortillas with nonstick cooking spray.
  9. Grill each quesadilla until cheese is melted and tortilla is lightly toasted (about 4 minutes).
  10. Flip and grill other side for 2 to 3 minutes.
  11. Remove from grill and keep warm.
  12. Repeat with remaining quesadillas (how many you can cook at once is dependant on the size of your grill).
  13. Cut warm quesadillas into wedges and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

We loved these!, the only change I made was I used cheddar cheese and a red bell pepper, I served these as a side to grilled steak and wow what a great dinner, thanks for much Dreamer!

Kittencal@recipezazz July 30, 2010

I scaled this back for 1 and made as written. Totally yummy snack. I'm glad I just made's one of those things that you keep eating until you burst. :) Thanks for sharing.
Made for the Bistro Babes ZWT 8

K9 Owned August 07, 2012

We loved these! Great idea! I used orange bell pepper instead of the green and I also omitted the hot peppers,however it was a perfect lunch! Made for Veg 'n Swap tag.

AcadiaTwo September 25, 2011