Shrimp Quesadilla



  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp peeled and deveined

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/2 cup onion chopped

  • 1/2 cup bell pepper chopped

  • 1 cup Baby Spinach

  • 2 cloves garlic minced

  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning or 1 tablespoon chili powder and 1/2 teaspoon EACH garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, paprika, ground cumin, salt, black pepper

  • 1-2 cups melting cheese mozzarella, cheddar, Mexican blend or Monterey Jack

  • 6-8 Medium flour tortillas


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet or pan. Add the chopped onion, spinach, bell pepper, and garlic to the pan. Cook for 1 minute or until tender.

  2. Add the shrimp and taco seasoning and cook for another 1-2 minutes or until shrimp begins to turn pink.

  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and rinse and whip down the pan with a paper towel. Return the pan to the heat and spray cooking spray or brush with about 1 teaspoon vegetable oil.

  4. Place a tortilla in the pan and sprinkle cheese on one side of the tortilla. Spoon about 5-6 shrimp or enough to cover with another sprinkle of cheese. Fold tortilla in half. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden and crispy. Repeat for reaming tortillas.

  5. Serve with Sour cream, salsa, and/or guacamole.

main dishesLonnie Woods III