Grilled Poblano Pepper and Mango Quesadillas


We developed this recipe after trying a similar appetizer at a restaurant in Austin, TX. Depending on the peppers, these quesadillas can be mild and fruity or spicy hot.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 16 (10 inch) flour tortillas

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced

  • 1 fresh poblano pepper, seeded and minced

  • ¼ cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat grill for medium heat.

  2. Spread half of the tortillas with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese each. Sprinkle mango and poblano peppers over cheese, and press another tortilla on top. Brush butter over the outside of each quesadilla, top and bottom.

  3. Grill quesadillas 5 minutes each side, or until golden brown. Remove from grill, and slice into wedges. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

635 Calories
16g Fat
86g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 635
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 813mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 86g 31%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 12mg 60%
Calcium 208mg 16%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 279mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.