Southwest Breakfast Frittata Quesadilla

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Janie Frey

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Using this seasons garden vegetables and fruits has been a joy! I try very hard to never throw away these precious foods and find ways to use in all dishes, including the one I created this morning. I had tortillas left from another meal and asked my hubby to make his much loved scrambled eggs. My plan was to make breakfast burritos. However, I decided to try the concept of combining scrambled eggs, tortillas, veggies into a frittata quesadilla. This turned out fine made on stovetop, but I will also try in the oven. My hubby loved the flavors and doesn't care how it was cooked! :-)

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 4 slice
    turkey bacon or other meat diced
  • 4-6 large
    eggs (I combined with Eggbeaters- not necessary)
  • 1/2 medium
    bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium
    onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh rosemary, minced
  • 2 medium
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 medium
    flour tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp
    salsa or more (we made ours)
  • 3/4 c
    cheese, shredded (Colby jack) (your choice)
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, light
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted

How to Make Southwest Breakfast Frittata Quesadilla

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute on medium-high heat: Turkey, bell pepper, onion, rosemary, garlic salt, pepper, and salt in olive oil for about 7-min; cover with lid for 3-min.
  2. Place into bowl and stir in salsa.
  3. Using same pan, lower heat to medium heat, add butter, spread around pan, lay tortilla-1 in bottom.
  4. Add cheese top of tortilla, then add 1/2-of meat mixture on top of cheese; add more cheese, then another tortilla. Repeat another layer of cheese, meat mixture, cheese, and last tortilla. (Cheese acts as adhesive to keep quesadilla together.)
  5. Spread fresh tomatoes over top of quesadilla.
  6. Whip eggs with 2-tablespoons water. Pour over the quesadilla and tomatoes; cover pan.
  7. Turn burner down to high-low heat; cook until egg is set. Slice and serve with favorite fruit!

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About Southwest Breakfast Frittata Quesadilla

Course/Dish: Eggs, Turkey, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Healthy




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