Quesadilla para el Desayuno (Breakfast Quesadilla)

by Erica Dinho on April 9, 2012

Corn and flour tortillas are a staple in my pantry. I love making quesadillas, enchiladas, tacos, homemade chips with salsa, burritos, etc. Quesadillas are a quick and delicious lunch, and the variations are endless. I made these quesadillas for breakfast just the other day and they were absolutely fantastic.

Buen provecho!

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Ingredients

(2 servings)

  • Cooking Spray or olive oil
  • 4 small corn tortillas
  • 3 scrambled eggs
  • 1 small avocado, peeled and diced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup shredded monterrey jack cheese

Directions

  1. On a work surface, spread 2 of the tortillas. Spoon half of the scrambled eggs over the bottom of each tortilla. Sprinkle half of the cheese.
  2. Top with another tortilla.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray over medium heat. Carefully place 1 quesadilla in pan and cook 2 minutes.
  4. Using a spatula, gently flip the quesadilla and cook an additional 2 minutes until lightly browned and the cheese is melted. Repeat with second quesadilla.
  5. In a small bowl: mix the avocado, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. Top the quesadillas with tomato slices and avocado mixture. Serve immediately with your favorite salsa.
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1 Belinda @zomppa April 9, 2012 at 11:09 AM

What a great way to kick off a (Monday) morning!

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2 Alejandra April 10, 2012 at 7:27 AM

I made it yesterday for dinner and it was a hit!

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3 Joanne April 10, 2012 at 7:52 AM

These breakfast quesadillas sound like just the thing to get me out of bed in the morning! Delicious!

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4 Jeannie April 10, 2012 at 8:53 AM

I always love all your quesadilla and this one looks just as scrumptious! Yummy with the avocados!

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5 grace April 10, 2012 at 6:28 PM

what a unique and satisfying way to start the day!

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6 Joe Yonan April 11, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Erica, I stumbled on this from Poor Man’s Feast and have to say what a lovely job you did with it. I love eggs with tortillas, and have been playing around with a fried-egg quesadilla myself, so this is perfect inspiration.

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7 Chris April 15, 2012 at 8:42 AM

I love that avocado tomato salsa on top!

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