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Spinach and Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes

These Spinach and Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes are absolutely delicious. They’re simple to make and perfect for lunch!

Yay it’s Friday! I do love weekends. Weekends mean time with my little family, and it means more time and the excuse to get creative in my kitchen. When I don’t have the timeline of rushed weeknight dinners, I like to make our meals a little more special. It’s also great because my husband is home and he loves to cook too, so our cooking becomes a joint effort and I love that! So last weekend we decided to have fun with our Sunday lunch and we made these scrumptious quesadillas.

And I do declare this is my favourite quesadilla of all times. Feed it to me morning, noon and night. It has all of my fave ingredients: spinach, goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes, basil, garlic and caramelized onions. Is your mouth watering yet?

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Loaded with flavour, fresh ingredients and ooey gooey cheese…yum

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes {A Pretty Life}

Spinach, onions, garlic, basil…seriously…can it get any better?

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes {A Pretty Life}

Why yes it can…add sun dried tomatoes, shredded white cheese and goat cheese. The bomb!

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes {A Pretty Life}

These quesadillas make a perfect lunch…they’re light yet hearty, and so simple to make. No, these are not complicated at all. In fact, these would make a great mid afternoon meal when you have company over. They appear all kinds of gourmet, but the secret is they’re so easy!

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes {A Pretty Life}
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Spinach and Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes

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These Spinach and Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes are absolutely delicious. They’re simple to make and perfect for lunch!

  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Stovetop

Ingredients

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  • 12 small flour or gluten free tortillas
  • 2 large onions
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil (chopped)
  • 68 tbsp goat cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (can use Monterey Jack (white cheddar or Havarti))
  • 6 tbsp chopped sun dried tomatoes (drained)
  • handful of fresh spinach leaves

Instructions

  1. In a pan, melt the butter with the olive oil.
  2. Add the onions, garlic, and basil and season with salt & pepper, and cook over low heat until the onions are a caramel colour. About 15-20 minutes.
  3. Heat a griddle over medium to hight heat. (I like to use a pancake grill)
  4. Brush the grill with olive oil.
  5. Add the tortillas to the grill and toast the inside of the tortillas for about 30 seconds, then take the tortillas off the grill to assemble your quesadillas.

Assembling the quesadillas:

  1. On 6 of the tortillas, sprinkle about 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese, 1 – 2 tbsp goat cheese, followed by 1 tbsp chopped sun dried tomatoes, heaping 1 – 2 tbsp caramelized onion mixture, and 3-4 fresh spinach leaves, then finish off with another tbsp of shredded cheese.

Cooking the quesadillas:

  1. Add the quesadillas to the grill and cook for about 1 – 2 minutes on each side, or until the tortillas are gently golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  2. Enjoy!

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  1. I JUST purchased goat cheese and sundried tomato. I had some left over from my recipe, and now I know what to do with them next! This is going to be a great day for lunch! 🙂

  2. I made these and they are DELICIOUS! What would you suggest as a side dish to pair with this? I’m having a hard time figuring out what should go with it to balance out the strong flavor of the goat cheese.

    1. Oh I’m so glad you liked them! They’re a big it here in our house! When I make them I don’t really pair them with anything else, but if I were to I’d likely make a spinach salad with chunks of fruit and a tangy dressing! Yum!

  3. 5 stars
    These are pretty AMAZING! This is a keeper recipe. MY only regret was not making more the first time I made them. Thanks!






  4. What a great combination of flavors! Even just with the spinach and goat cheese – such a great combination!