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Healthy & Delicious: Open-faced Quesadillas with Chevre & Pepitas

Healthy & Delicious: Open-faced Quesadillas with Chevre & Pepitas

Yum! Serve with a side salad or a bowl of bean or vegetable soup, and you have a complete meal! Or serve on its own for a quick, delicious snack. Either way, this quesadilla packs a ton of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, and it’s sure to be a pleaser with any crowd.



4 corn tortillas

8 ounces of chevre goat cheese

1 cup of pepitas (pumpkin seeds)

cayenne (to taste)

paprika (to taste)

black pepper (to taste)

*8 ounces of fresh salsa

*1/2 cup of shredded red cabbage



In a pan, heat tortillas for several minutes on medium heat, or until they begin to warm.

Smooth 2 ounces of goat cheese on each tortilla. Heat for 2 minutes on medium heat.

Sprinkle 1/4 cup of pepitas on each open-faced quesadilla.

Continue to heat until goat cheese is bubbly and tortilla feels cripsy.

Remove quesadillas from heat, sprinkle cayenne, black pepper, and paprika to taste.

Optional: add fresh salsa and sliced red cabbage on top.

Serves 4.