Ham & Cheese Quesadilla w/ Red Pepper Hummus

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I got a new panini grill for my birthday, and I think it’s my new favorite kitchen tool! I’ve used it to throw together a quick lunch for Sean and I almost every day since I received it! I’ve been trying all sorts of new sandwich combinations, and I have to say, these ham and cheese quesadilla’s have been one of our favorites! They only take a second to throw together, (which in my opinon is crucial when it comes to lunch,) and they taste out of this world! Sean always says, I would pay big money for these at a restaurant…Which of course is one of the best compliments I could receive!

These quesadilla’s also pack up really well for a to-go lunch! I’ve been making extra and packing them for work, and I simply microwave them when I’m ready to eat! It’s great because I feel like I’ve spent a ton of money (and time) to make what was a very inexpensive and quick lunch!

Method

The estimated total time to make this recipe is 10-15 Minutes.

1

Heat panini grill to medium-high heat, (or large skillet). Spray with cooking spray.

2

Place wrap (one at a time) on panini grill/skillet and sprinkle 2 tbs parmesean cheese across one side of wrap. Add 1 serving of ham, half of onion and tomato on top of cheese. Spread about 1 tbs hummus on the other side of the wrap, then fold in half.

3

Close panini press, (or if using a skillet, heat one side at a time, flipping when each side is golden brown, about 1-2 minutes).

4

Serve with the rest of the red pepper hummus for dipping!

*You could aslo add cooked veggies, chicken, or turkey to make your own version of this quesadilla!

Ingredients

2 High fiber sandwich wraps1
2 Servings (usually about a 1/2 cup, or 4 oz) deli ham (or turkey)
1/4 cup Onion, diced
1 Small tomato, thinly sliced
1/4 cup Grated parmesan cheese (or grated mozzarella or swiss)
1/4 cup Red pepper hummus

1 I used LaTortilla Wraps, with about 100 calories each

Katie's Tip!

You could aslo add cooked veggies, chicken, or turkey to make your own version of this quesadilla!

Nutrition Breakdown

2 Servings
250 Calories Per Serving
11 g Fat
27 g Carbohydrate
14 g Fiber
1 g Sugar
26 g Protein
6 WWP+*

*Weight Watchers Points per serving

18 Comments

kate said:

i love quesadillas its been so long since ive had one

July 3rd, 2011 — 10:04am  |  Reply

Holly (Faith, Food, Fitness) said:

Love paninis! :) Best way to eat a sandwich if you ask me!

July 3rd, 2011 — 10:23am  |  Reply

Nicole said:

I just found your blog… and already I can’t wait to try your recipes! :)

July 4th, 2011 — 5:07am  |  Reply

Kathleen @ KatsHealthCorner said:

Absolutely GORGEOUS! :D

July 5th, 2011 — 2:14pm  |  Reply

Kristin said:

Oh my goodness! That looks so delicious…I LOVE quesadillas. Thanks for the great recipes :)

July 6th, 2011 — 5:37am  |  Reply

Lacey said:

Found your blog yesterday while searching for a recipe using red pepper hummus. Made the quesadilla and LOVED it! Would have never thought of this combo on my own. Thanks! Can’t wait to try more of your recipes.

July 8th, 2011 — 8:47am  |  Reply

Sasha said:

Ive always wanted to try a quesadilla but been worried about the calorie side of things a little, this is wonderful (as with all of your recipes!) and i plan on trying it out asap especially as red pepper hummus is one of my all time favourite dips…actually it IS my favourite dip, love the stuff!

July 10th, 2011 — 1:29pm  |  Reply

sheelbeel said:

Another amazing recipe! What would I do without your blog!?

July 10th, 2011 — 7:28pm  |  Reply

Maryanna said:

What a creative way to use hummus for something other than a dip! I’m definitely going to give these a try.

July 13th, 2011 — 8:14pm  |  Reply

Jane said:

This was great! I made it today for lunch. My father-in-law loved it and I thought he would be very leary of the RRP hummus. So delicious and easy!!

July 17th, 2011 — 6:05pm  |  Reply

Lindsey said:

Just made these for lunch, incredibly delicious! My Husband and our 3 year old loved them :) Thank you for the recipe, ma’am!

August 3rd, 2011 — 2:47pm  |  Reply

Samantha said:

I love your blog and the font is so fancy and appealing…this post made me want this for dinner. yum.

March 26th, 2013 — 4:55pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

me too holly! :)

July 3rd, 2011 — 7:45pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

thanks kathleen! :)

July 5th, 2011 — 5:51pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

thanks for the wonderful feedback lacey! so glad you enjoyed them!

July 8th, 2011 — 10:43am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

:) thank you so much sheelbeel! :) what an amazing compliment! :)

July 10th, 2011 — 8:55pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

thanks maryanna! yes! I love hummus, i even use it as a dressing on my salad sometimes!

July 13th, 2011 — 8:33pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

yeah so glad you and your father in law loved it! :)

July 17th, 2011 — 7:55pm  |  Reply

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