Grilled Caprese Quesadillas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Here's a quick and easy summer lunch that makes great use of garden-grown tomatoes. Feel free to make your quesadillas heartier by adding grilled chicken. —Amy Mongiovi, Lititz, Pennsylvania
Grilled Caprese Quesadillas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced and patted dry
  • 1/3 cup julienned fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup pitted Greek olives, chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Layer half of each tortilla with cheese and tomatoes; sprinkle with basil, olives and pepper to taste. Fold tortillas to close.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium-high heat until lightly browned and cheese is melted, 2-3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

1 quesadilla: 535 calories, 25g fat (13g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 665mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 8g fiber), 25g protein.