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Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadilla

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Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadilla
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 2
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Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadilla

Who needs a big, fat Greek anything, when you can have these splendid Skinny Greek breakfast quesadillas? Try making them the night before, then zapping them in the microwave!


medium flour tortillas
cup egg whites, scrambled and lightly salted (or 2 eggs, scrambled and lightly salted)
cup Italian blend cheese, shredded
tablespoons sundried tomatoes
tablespoons sliced kalamata olives
tablespoons Yoplait® Greek plain yogurt
tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
olive oil cooking spray


  • 1 Heat a skillet over medium heat.
  • 2 Place one tortilla on a clean workspace. Top with scrambled egg whites, cheese, sundried tomatoes, and olives. Cover with second tortilla, spray with nonstick cooking spray, and cook (oil side down) in hot skillet. Flip and cook on the second side until both sides are golden brown.
  • 3 In a small bowl, combine basil and Yoplait®. Serve with quesadillas for dipping.
Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.
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3 Skinny Breakfast Quesadillas

As prepared by Cheeky Kitchen,

It's a new year -- time for a new you with three skinny breakfast quesadilla recipes!

The new year’s such a great time for a new twist on breakfast! I mean, for reals. Granola’s great to help us keep our resolutions, but sometimes ya just want something … creative.

So here we have it! We now have not one, not two, but three tasty, skinny takes on breakfast quesadillas. And they are so totally good to us, it's like magic for the mouths (and waistlines, baby!).

Hailing in favorite flavors from around the world, we're gonna walk through how to make Thai, Mexi, and Greek quesadillas to fill your belly for breakfast.

To make it even easier on you, these fun little finger foods can be made the night before, then tossed in the micro for 20-30 seconds as you run out the door and hit your day.

A breakfast that tastes great, doesn't derail your diet or your schedule, that can be ready before you can fill up your coffee cup? Yup. Dreams really do come true. Well, breakfast quesadilla dreams, that is. So come on – dream on with me!

To go to recipe pages, click on underlined recipe titles or photos.


1. My Big, Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadilla 

Wishing you were in the Mediterranean this time of year? Now you can be! All the favorite flavors of Greece are pulled together in this simple, quick recipe for a healthful Greek-style  breakfast quesadilla.


Ingredients for Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadillas

There's a good bit of cheese (go reduced fat, if you want to save the extra calories and fat), some scrambled eggs, sundried tomatoes, kalamata olives. Yes, you deserve this sort of goodness in your belly the moment every day dawns.


Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadilla assembly.

Pile it up and grill it up!


Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadillas ready to eat.

Once grilled, serve up your quesadillas with a Greek Yogurt and Basil dipping sauce. Melty, smooth, and a touch of sweet -- and your day is started off right!

RECIPE: Skinny Greek Breakfast Quesadilla


2. Thai-adillas: Skinny Thai Breakfast Quesadillas

Start off your morning with this super-quick (and sooo scrummy scrumptious) Thai-inspired quesadilla. Full of cheese and chicken to keep your protein intake up, with the addition of some fresh herbs and veggies, this quesadilla is just as good for lunch or dinner.


Ingredients for Thai breakfast quesadillas.

Here's the ingredient line-up. Prepared Thai peanut sauce is spread all over one tortilla, red peppers and scallions join up, a bit on Monterey Jack cheese, and roasted chicken. Don't forget cilantro, because, mmmm-hmmm…cilantro is jes' happy.


How to make Thai quesadillas.

Spread all the ingredients together, grill on a hot grill pan. Then…


Thai breakfast quesadillas ready to eat.

Slice. Serve. Share.

RECIPE: Skinny Thai Breakfast Quesadillas


3. Mexi-Brekkie: Skinny Mexi Breakfast Quesadillas

Time to wake up your senses with a Mexican-inspired breakfast quesadilla full of…STEAK AND EGGS! The flavors in this recipe are so comforting, yet totes lively. This recipe is truly the perfect way to start your day!


Ingredients for Skinny Mexi Breakfast Quesadillas recipe.

Gather all your ingredients ahead of time. This makes the prep and clean-up process sooo much easier.


How to assemble Skinny Mexi Breakfast Quesadillas.

Toss your ingredients in even layers on top of a tortilla, then cover it all up with a second tortilla, spray with nonstick cooking spray, and cook in a hot grill pan until cheese is melty.


Skinny Mexi Breakfast Quesadillas ready to eat.

Slice into two halves, and call your favorite person down to breakfast. Show them just how much you love them by offering up thy Mexi Brekkie. Ole!

RECIPE: Skinny Mexi Breakfast Quesadilla


Yo Quero Quesadillas

Want more quesadilla ideas? (Is that quesideas?) Try these creative and anything-but traditional twists on quesadillas!

Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen where she shares fun family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's profile to see what she cooks up next!
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