Lentil Almond Cheese Quesadilla

Who doesn’t love an ooie-gooie quesadilla? It’s a national comfort food! However, this bar-food treat is often loaded with empty calories and fat. Well no one wants to live without this delectable deliciousness! Pull out that toaster oven and let’s create a healthy twist on the old time fav!

Serves: 1

Time: 20-25 mins


  • 1 brown rice, corn or whole wheat tortilla 1/4 c cooked lentils (Trader Joe’s pre-cooked; available in the pre-made salad section)
  • 1/4 c finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 chopped green onion
  • 1/4 c chopped spinach
  • 1/4 c sliced or grated pepper jack almond cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh salsa
  • 2 tbsp chopped black olives


  1. Preheat toaster oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Stuff the tortilla with lentils, tomatoes, green onions, spinach, almond cheese, salsa and black olives.
  3. Bake for approximately 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  4. Top with additional salsa if desired.  Enjoy the oogie-googie goodness without all the guilt!




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