Spicy Zucchini Quesadillas

Super simple zucchini quesadillas are our new favorite lunch! Thinly sliced zucchini strips, mild cheddar cheese, and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper gives these vegan quesadillas a kick!
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 1 quesadilla
Author Stacey Eckert


  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup vegan cheddar cheese
  • Pinch of garlic powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of paprika
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 1 avocado mashed


  • Use a mandolin to thinly slice the zucchini into long strips.
  • Heat a pan over medium heat and lay one tortilla down. Sprinkle half the cheese on the bottom tortilla. add the zucchini strips, evenly sprinkle the seasonings over the zucchini and top with the remaining cheese. Put the second tortilla on top. 
  • Cook the quesadilla for 4-5 mins per side, or until lightly browned and crispy.
  • Mash the avocado and serve it with the warm quesadilla for dipping.