Quesadillas with Avocado, Egg White and Spinach, photo by Avocados From MexicoPhoto by Avocados From Mexico

Quesadillas with Avocado, Egg White and Spinach

Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Spinach is widely known for its health benefits, but if you’re looking for a true recipe for champions combine it with eggs and avocados in a quesadilla like this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados from Mexico smashed
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 3 egg whites beaten
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 large flour tortillas

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Directions

  1. Cut the tortillas into hearts using a heart shaped cookie cutter.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add spinach and salt and cook until spinach is wilted.
  3. Add egg whites and scramble until cooked through.
  4. Spread the smashed avocado over four of the heart-shaped tortillas, and add the Monterey Jack cheese and scrambled egg mixture. Top with the remaining heart-shaped tortillas.
  5. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add one quesadilla at a time and cook until the cheese is melted and the tortilla starts to brown on both sides, about 3-4 minutes.
  6. Serve.
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