3-Ingredient Broccoli Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Appetizers, Main Courses, Snacks
Three Ingredient Broccoli Cheddar Quesadilla

Whip up a healthy meal in under 10 minutes with just three ingredients! This easy, cheesy quesadilla recipe is simple to make, satisfying to eat and a smart choice for your weight loss plan. Get in your veggies while packing in the protein and fiber with a Broccoli Cheese Quesadilla that’s perfect for a quick lunch or midday snack.

Learn how to make a cheese quesadilla that’s healthy in just a few easy steps: Get started by heating a greased skillet to medium-high heat. Grab a whole wheat tortilla and place it onto the heated pan. Top it with a half-cup of broccoli and a half-cup of reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese. Place another whole wheat tortilla on top and cook your cheese quesadilla for two minutes, then flip and cook four another three minutes. Once it’s melty and crispy, slice it up and enjoy!

The recipe makes two servings, so it’s perfect for sharing with a friend or family member! Losing weight on the Nutrisystem Partner Plan? Share it with your weight loss buddy for a flavorful and filling Flex meal or snack. The cheese quesadilla calories clock in at just 208 per serving. You can log it as one SmartCarb and one PowerFuel in your NuMi app journal.

While there isn’t enough broccoli to count this cheese quesadilla recipe towards your daily Vegetable servings, you can always feel free to add more! Non-starchy veggies are unlimited on your Nutrisystem plan, so you can enjoy as much as you want. Whether you want to add more broccoli or toss in some tomatoes, bell peppers or onions, it’s easy to customize any meal with your top product picks.

What’s the best cheese for quesadillas? Your favorite cheese! If you’re not a fan of cheddar, you can always swap it out with another reduced fat cheese of your choice. Try it with Swiss cheese for a tasty twist or enjoy it with Pepper Jack for some extra spice. The cheese choice is yours!

If you loved this delicious and cheesy recipe, you won’t want to miss our other quesadilla creations! Before you leave The Leaf, be sure to bookmark our recipes for Spicy Shrimp Quesadillas, Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas and Easy, Cheesy Veggie-Lover’s Quesadillas.

Enjoy your favorite foods while you lose weight and get healthy! Nutrisystem makes weight loss simple and delicious with home delivery of tasty meals and snacks, an easy game plan to follow and an amazing support system.

Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 208

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel


  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • ½ cup broccoli, chopped
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese, reduced fat


  1. Spray a pan with nonstick cooking spray and heat to medium-high heat.
  2. Place one tortilla onto the heated pan. Top with broccoli and cheese. Place the second tortilla on top.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes. Flip and continue cooking for another 3 minutes.
  4. Cut the quesadilla into slices and serve immediately.
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