Herbed Quesadillas

Herbed Quesadillas

January 21, 2017

-½ red onion, peeled & cut in ¾-inch slices
-2 tablespoons vegetable oil
-8 flour tortillas (8 inch)
-1 red bell pepper, roasted, peeled & cut into 1/2 –inch strips
-½ pound low-fat mozzarella cheese, grated
-2 garlic cloves, peeled & minced
-2 tablespoons fresh marjoram (or 1 teaspoon dried)
-2 tablespoons fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon dried)
-Pinch of fresh ground black pepper


Preheat a grill (or broiler). Brush onion slices with 1 tablespoon of oil. Grill (or broil) 6 inches from heat for 4 minutes on each side.

Heat skillet over high heat; soften tortillas by grilling for 30 seconds on each side.

Mix onions, red pepper strips, mozzarella, garlic, marjoram, oregano and pepper. Divide evenly over 4 tortillas and top with remaining 4; pressing them down gently. Brush both sides lightly with oil

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake quesadillas for 3 to 5 minutes; or until lightly browned and cheese is melted. Cut into quarters and serve immediately.