Thanksgiving Quesadilla


Turkey and cranberry quesadillas. You can use any cheese in place of the Cheddar cheese, if desired. To flip the quesadilla, place a plate over the skillet and turn the skillet over; slide quesadilla back into skillet!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 slices


  • 2 flour tortillas

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ¼ pound shredded cooked turkey meat

  • 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce

  • ½ jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • 1 green onion, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Place 1 tortilla in the skillet and top with 1/2 of the Cheddar cheese, turkey, cranberry sauce, jalapeno pepper, green onion, and remaining Cheddar cheese, respectively. Place remaining tortilla over the top.

  2. Cook until tortilla is golden brown and cheese is melted, 2 to 4 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

141 Calories
6g Fat
12g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 141
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 105mg 2%

* 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.