Sweet Potato Quesadilla Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet Potato Quesadilla recipe? Learn how to make Sweet Potato Quesadilla using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aech

Makes 6 servings



From Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home (p. 272). The recipe says 4 servings, but they're huge. (Tortillas not included in ingredients below.)

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato Quesadilla

1 1/2 cups onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tbsp vegetable oil
3 sweet potatoes, grated
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1/8 tsp cayenne
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Sweet Potato Quesadilla

  1. Saute the onions and garlic in the vegetable oil until the onions are translucent. Add the grated sweet potatoes, oregano, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne and cook, covered for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking. When the sweet potato is tender, add salt and pepper to taste and remove the filling from the heat. Spread filling and 2 tbsp cheese on each tortilla. Cook the filled tortillas.

  2. Serve immediately, topped with salsa and sour cream (opt.).

Categories

Potatoes, Main Dish, American, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 121.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
218
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.3g
20%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
146mg
6%
Potassium
263mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
20.4g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
6.3g
Vitamin A 227% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 16% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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