Mediterranean Breakfast Quesadilla Recipe with tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese! This healthy Mediterranean diet breakfast idea is easy and quick, simply flavored, yet delicious any time of the day.
This is one of those meals I could eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or whenever I’m bored or have a lot of computer work to do, this quick quesadilla is my best friend. That I eat.
Mediterranean Breakfast Quesadilla Ingredients
Here are the ingredients you need to make this quick Mediterranean breakfast quesadilla recipe:
Eggs. Like most people, I love eggs for breakfast – they’re filling and really fast and easy to cook. You need two and you need them scrambled.
Tortilla. Any type of flour tortilla would be good here – gluten-free, keto, whole grain – they will all do.
Vegetables. The usual suspects – tomatoes, basil and if you’re in the mood for it – add in some spinach or arugula.
Cheese. Opt for the cheese you’re in the mood for when making this simple recipe. I went for mozzarella, but feta or Parmesan cheese could add a nice flavor as well.
How To Make The Mediterranean Breakfast Quesadillas Recipe
There’s probably nothing Mediterranean about most quesadillas, but let’s just go with it, because I used basil and mozzarella here. And this one does taste like a Mediterranean diet breakfast!
So, in order to make a basic breakfast quesadilla you need 3 things: a tortilla, some scrambled eggs and cheese.
To make that breakfast quesadilla Mediterranean, you slap a few leaves of basil, tomato slices and mozzarella on it…Or, if you wanna go to Greece – add some olives and feta cheese. You can even scramble them with the eggs.
Once you’ve gotten over that decision fatigue and filled your tortilla with everything you have in your fridge, fold that tortilla in half and toast it on both sides in a pan.
Slice and inhale as soon as possible.
And there we have it – a simple and super delicious healthy breakfast idea that is perfect if you’re looking for Mediterranean diet recipes.
If you decide this Mediterranean breakfast quesadilla is a bit too simple for you, you can always overcomplicate it and get a great result too, here’s how:
- add a tsp of green pesto (oh yes, please do it!)
- add in some garlic and green onions (it’s breakfast, but who cares?)
- use some other cheese like Manchego or Parmesan
- add a few olives, beans or chickpeas
- add other vegetables like spinach, roasted peppers or broccoli.
More Healthy Breakfast Ideas:
I hope you enjoy this Mediterranean breakfast quesadilla recipe as much as my family and I do. If you’re wanting to explore more recipes, here are some to try:
- 2 eggs, cooked, scrambled
- 1/4 cup mozzarella
- 1/2 tomato, slices
- basil, handful
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tortilla
- Scramble the eggs, but do not overcook them. Add salt and pepper to taste.
- Spread the eggs on 1/2 of a tortilla.
- Top with basil, sliced tomato and mozzarella cheese.
- Fold the tortilla and toast in an oiled pan on both sides until golden brown.
- Slice and serve immediately or eat on the go.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 402Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 394mgSodium: 850mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 25g