Ground Turkey Quesadilla

quesadilla with ground turkey

Photo by Jen Causey

Makes 4



  1. 1 of 3 Heat oven to 350 degrees. Place 1 tortilla on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle tortilla with half the Mexican cheese blend.
  2. 2 of 3 Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high. Add turkey, cumin and garlic salt. Cook, stirring to break up turkey, until cooked through, 5 to 6 min. Stir in salsa and cook until warm, 30 sec. Spoon turkey mixture over cheese on tortilla, and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  3. 3 of 3 Top with a second tortilla. Bake until cheese is melted and tortilla is warm, 15 min. Toss lettuce, tomato, avocado and onion. Top quesadilla with lettuce mixture.

3 Quesadilla Twists

  1. 1 of 3 Make it Italian with mozzarella, cooked sausage and marinara. Top with spinach, roasted red peppers and grated Parmesan.
  2. 2 of 3 Keep it vegetarian: Use black beans or veggie crumbles instead of turkey.
  3. 3 of 3 Go spicy with pepper Jack, shredded chicken and hot sauce. Top with lettuce, pickled onion and diced pickled jalapeno.
Nutrition Information for Ground Turkey Quesadilla
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 4 g sugar, 40 g pro., 24 g carb., 3 g fiber, 33 g Fat, total, 13 g sat. fat, 549 kcal cal., 1388 mg sodium