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Veggie quesadillas on a white plate with herbs and limes in the background.

Vegetable Quesadilla

Veg quesadilla is a delicious vegetarian quesadilla loaded with crunchy vegetables and melting cheese. This easy vegetarian Mexican dish can be enjoyed as breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even a snack.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 117kcal


  • 1 skillet
  • 1 Griddle/ pan


  • 3 tortillas
  • 1.5 cups sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 medium-sized red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium-sized green bell pepper chopped
  • ½ cup sweet corn kernels fresh/ frozen
  • 1 medium-sized onion sliced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves minced, adjust to taste
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro roughly chopped
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder adjust to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil


  • Heat oil in a skillet. Add onion and saute until it starts turning translucent.
  • Add mushrooms, bell peppers, and corn kernels. Cook for around 10-12 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked but still crunchy.
  • Add minced garlic, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Saute for around 2 minutes.
  • Switch off the stove. Add roughly chopped cilantro and mix.
  • Heat a griddle or pan. Brush it with some olive oil. Place a tortilla on it.
  • Put some mushroom-vegetable filling on one side of the tortilla. Top it with some shredded cheese.
  • Pull the other side of the tortilla to cover the filling and slightly press with a spatula.
  • Toast the quesadilla from both sides until they turn brown and crunchy.
  • Take it out on a serving plate and cut it in half.



  1. Feel free to add more vegetables to the filling.
  2. Don't overcook the vegetables, they should be slightly crunchy.
  3. You may add some chopped jalapenos or chili flakes to add heat to the quesadilla.
  4. More easy recipe tips and tricks are given within the post above, please follow them to make this recipe.


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 903IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg