High Protein Chipotle Cheddar Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipe

plate of high protein veggie quesadilla wedges and salsa
Grill up a cheesy, protein packed veggie quesadilla for a quick switch up to your normal BBQ food! Eating meat free doesn’t have to mean no protein!

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 4
  • 287
  • 32.6
  • 29.8
  • 10.6
  • 477
  • 52.6g
  • 37.8g
  • 14.6g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.


  • 4 low carb tortillas or high protein P28 wraps*
  • 2 cups low sodium cottage cheese
  • 2 cups reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 pepper, sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 cup Portobello mushrooms
  • 2-3 tbsp chipotle seasoning, adjusted to desired taste
  • Salsa for dipping, optional

Cooking Instructions

  1. Add sliced pepper, onion and mushroom to grill pan and grill until tender
  2. Mix together cottage cheese and chipotle seasoning
  3. Lay tortilla flat on grill
  4. Spread half with cottage cheese, veggies and then top with cheddar cheese
  5. Cook opened with grill cover down for 2 minutes
  6. Fold tortilla over and  flip (gently)
  7. Cook another 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted
  8. Slice and serve with salsa

*A low carb tortilla will not crisp and firm up as well as a regular or P28 tortilla

Serving Suggestions

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts reflect use of a low carb tortilla

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Sarah Kesseli is a food, nutrition and health expert and Muscle & Strength's own Resident Chef and Recipe Developer!

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Posted Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:50

Made these today- they were a big hit.