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Want a healthier take on a quesadilla? Give this grilled hummus quesadilla a try! It's super delicious and will fill you up! Hummus is full of protein and full of health benefits. It's also really easy to buy in a supermarket or to make yourself! You can even try flavored hummus to add a little flare to this hummus quesadilla! Creamy hummus sprinkled with sumac is grilled to perfection and then topped with sliced grape tomatoes, scallions, and fresh herbs. Yum!

Grilled Hummus Quesadillas [Vegan]

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What Ingredients Do You Need To Make Grilled Hummus Quesadillas [Vegan]

  • 1 cup thinly-sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1 scallion, green and white parts, thinly sliced on diagonal
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 8-inch whole grain tortillas
  • 1 cup classic hummus, homemade or store-bought, well chilled
  • 1/8 teaspoon sumac or cayenne pepper

How To Make Grilled Hummus Quesadillas [Vegan]

  1. In a medium bowl, gently stir together the tomatoes, scallion, mint, salt, a squeeze from each lemon wedge, and 1 teaspoon of the olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Preheat a grill-pan (or outdoor grill) over medium-high. Lightly brush one side of each tortilla with the remaining 1 teaspoon oil. Flip over each tortilla, top with the hummus, sprinkle with the sumac, and gently fold. Pan-grill quesadillas until grill marks form, about 3 minutes on the first side, gently flip over, and pan-grill about 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer quesadillas to luncheon plates. Strain excess liquid from the salsa-like mixture, then arrange mixture on the quesadillas. Enjoy with a fork and knife. And plop the peels from the 2 lemon wedges into your beverage.


Make your own hummus to cut down on added salt.

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Nutritional Information

Calories: 380 | Carbs: 35g | Fat: 19g | Protein: 14g | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: | Sodium: 930mg (see notes)

Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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