Lentil & Cheese Quesadillas – Lentils.org

Lentil & Cheese Quesadillas

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July 14, 2015

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  • Prep: 10 Minutes
  • Cook: 15 Minutes
  • 10 Minutes

    15 Minutes

    25 Minutes

  • Yields: 6


  1. Heat heavy skillet over medium heat; sauté onion, garlic, seasoning salt, and oregano for 4-5 minutes, until onion is tender. Add lentils and heat through, about 2-3 minutes, until mixture is thick and liquid is gone.
  2. To make quesadilla: In a heavy skillet sprayed with oil over low-medium heat, put in one flour tortilla. Spread with ½ cup of lentil filling and ¼ cup of cheese. Top with second tortilla. When cheese is melted and bottom of tortilla is golden, flip to other side. Brown for 1-2 minutes and remove to cutting board or plate. Cut into four wedges and serve. Makes three quesadillas with ½ cup filling each.


2 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, crushed

15 oz can lentils, drained and rinsed

½ tsp seasoning salt

½ tsp oregano

¾ cup Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese

6 flour tortillas


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 Quesadilla
Sodium1205 mg
Potassium761.2 mg
Protein28.7 g
Cholesterol18.4 mg
Sugar4.1 g
Total Fat24.5 g
Total Carbohydrates104.3 g
Dietary Fiber16.9 g