What’s Cooking Wednesday – Sweet Potato Kale Quesadillas

This recipe was inspired by one of my friends from college, who was talking about a burrito she had a Juan’s Flying Burrito in NOLA. Since sweet potatoes and kale are in season right now, I thought it was a great time to post it! 

All measures are approximate; it was one of those throw – together meals but so delicious!

Sweet Potato – Kale Quesadillas
  • One onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • One 8 oz package mushrooms (I used baby bellas), sliced
  • One 8 oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed (I used kale)
  • One sweet potato, cooked and chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1-2 tsp chipolte peppers in sauce
  • Goat cheese or other cheese of your choosing
  • Soft flour tortillas
Put a little olive oil in a pan.  Saute the onions and garlic about 5 minutes.  Add the mushrooms, cumin, and chipolte peppers and saute until the onions are nice and soft
and the mushrooms are cooked, about 5-10 minutes.  Add the sweet potato and greens and cook until warmed through.
Spread a little goat cheese on the flour tortillas, add the filling.  Cook in a pan until the tortilla is nicely browned.  Delicious!
Keep in mind this recipe is more of an idea than an actual recipe, and meant to be tweaked to individual tastes!

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Comments

  1. Miz Helen says:
  2. This sounds and looks fantastic! I’m not currently a vegetarian, but have a tendency to eat that way 75+ percent of the time. You have such a great list of recipes all compiled into one nice & neat list. I am going to save this into my recipes bookmark for vegetarian meals & reference it quite often, I’m sure! It’s nice to get some creative ideas to get my 2 1/2 yr old to eat more veggies as well!
    Thanks!

  3. nicole dziedzic says:

    These look awesome, I make sweet potato’s in the morning for breakfast, chop them up, add onion, jalapeno, some spices and seasoning, and it comes out wonderful, would be great to stuff in these.

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