Feta, Apple, and Arugula Quesadillas

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We've reinvented the quesadilla!

The quesadilla is the ultimate junk food. We love it so much that we had to make a healthy version. This unique recipe cuts the calories of traditional quesadillas and adds flavor that will surprise your taste buds. Our recipe includes various superfoods, including apple and arugula, both cancer-fighters. This quesadilla is delicious and easy; perfect for a quick bite!

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Feta, Apple, and Arugula Quesadillas

Easy to make and eat, these quesadillas are healthy and appetizing.
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 quesadilla
Course Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider
  • 4 flour tortillas 10 inch
  • 6 ounces feta cheese low-fat, cut into 1/4 inch thick slices; divided
  • 1 apple large (any variety), cored and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 3 cups arugula
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground


  • Combine mustard and cider in a small bowl; stir well.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Spread each tortilla with about 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard mixture.
  • Place 1 tortilla, mustard side up, in pan.
  • Arrange one-fourth of the cheese slices over half of tortilla; cook 1 minute or until cheese begins to melt.
  • Arrange one-fourth of apple slices over cheese; top with 1-cup arugula. Sprinkle with 1/4-teaspoon pepper.
  • Fold tortilla in half; press gently with a spatula.
  • Cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Repeat procedure twice with remaining 3 tortillas, cheese, apple slices, 2 cups arugula, and 1/2-teaspoon pepper.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1quesadilla | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 143mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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