Turkey Cheeseburger Quesadilla

Delicious, easy and a healthy alternative for your burger cravings!

Turkey Cheeseburger Quesadillas
*makes 6 quesadillas

Ingredients:

1lb ground turkey
½ tbsp. ketchup
½ tbsp. mustard
½ tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
¼ tsp ground black pepper
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp garlic powder
½ cup diced onion
1 tbsp. olive oil
¼ cup diced red bell pepper
¼ cup diced green bell pepper
6 whole wheat tortilla wraps
2 cups shredded cheese (your preference)
Butter (for the pan)
1 cup shredded lettuce
½ cup diced tomato

Directions:

  1. In medium-size bowl, combine ground turkey, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and spices
  2. Begin to heat olive oil over medium-high adding well-mixed meat mixture
  3. As ground turkey begins to cook, use your spatula to finely ground the meat
  4. When meat is just about cooked, drain any liquid from the pan and return to heat
  5. Add in your onions and peppers
  6. Cook until onions/peppers start to soften
  7. Remove mixture from heat and set aside in a bowl
  8. Wipe pan clean and return to stove
  9. Bring pan to a notch below medium-level heat
  10. Add butter, enough to coat the pan
  11. Lay down your tortilla
  12. On only half of the tortilla add a layer of cheese, then a layer of the meat mixture and then top with another layer of shredded cheese
  13. When the tortilla begins to bubble fold empty side onto side with filling
  14. Use your spatula to flip the quesadilla so it’s an even golden brown on both sides
  15. Cut in half and top with lettuce and tomato (season toppings with salt and pepper if you’d like)
  16. Serve warm!

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