Mozzarella, Basil and Corn Quesadilla

This yummy snack? Yes, snack. Some people might call it a meal, but I’m not one of those people.

Whatever it is, it’s healthy and filling and yummy.

And cheeeesy.

Mozzarella, Basil, and Corn Quesadilla on a white plate.

Real meals?  I don’t know if I can handle making a real meal right now. My to-do list at school is a little overwhelming, plus our latest DVD of Prison Break arrived, so I’m really busy.

But if I have to eat maple almonds and a cheesy corn quesadilla while I’m not making real meals, well, let’s just say I’m not complaining. Throw in a little leftover apple crisp, and I might even call that a well-rounded meal.

Except there’s no apple crisp left over other than a few straggler crumbles on my sweatshirt. Woops.

Mozzarella, Basil, and Corn Quesadilla on a white plate.

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Description

This simple Mozzarella, Basil, and Corn Quesadilla is a healthier take on the classic quesadilla. Made with fresh produce on a whole wheat tortilla. Yum!



  1. Put the chopped tomatoes in a strainer and mix with the corn. Add salt and allow juices to drip out for a few minutes. Press on the mixture to make sure most of the moisture gets out. Add ¼ cup cheese to the mixture and stir.
  2. Preheat a skillet or a Panini press to medium-high heat.
  3. Spread a tortilla with hummus (optional) and top with the tomato mixture. Top with the remaining cheese and basil leaves, and place the other tortilla on top. Grill for a few minutes on each side until cheese is melted and outside of tortilla is toasted/grilled. For a more crispy outside, add a little butter or olive oil to the pan before grilling.
  4. Let cool for a few minutes, then cut into wedges and serve!
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mexican-Inspired

Keywords: corn quesadilla, quesadilla recipe, vegetarian quesadilla

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Maybe I’ll get around to a real meal by Friday. Maybe.

But in the meantime, this will be juuuust fine.

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