You are here
Home > Recipes > Butternut Squash and Feta Quesadillas

Butternut Squash and Feta Quesadillas

butternut squash quesadillas

If you purchase a product or service from the website, I may receive an "affiliate commission". I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

The perfect healthy and delicious quesadilla- This recipe is simple and one my whole family loves! The nutty flavor of butternut squash really comes to life when roasted. Serves 4

2 cups onions, sliced
1 Tbsp butter
2 lbs (approximately 3 cups) fresh butternut squash, 1/2 inch cubed
2-3 cups feta cheese
3-5 10″ tortillas or 6-8 5.5″ (flour or corn, your choice)
2-3 tbsp vegetable oil

(amounts of each ingredient will vary depending on personal taste)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Melt the butter in a pan and add the sliced onion to carmelize (add more butter if you like).

butternut squash quesadilla

Sprinkle a little olive oil over the butternut squash and roast in a 400 degree oven until cooked through, 25-30 minutes.

Assemble the quesadillas! Layer first the feta cheese (you can use shredded mozzarella if you prefer – the feta gives it a more unique flavor), then the onions, and lastly the butternut squash. Finish with a little more cheese for folding over (or adding another tortilla on top if using small tortillas.

  butternut squash quesadillas

Place folded quesadillas on a baking tray (spray pan with cooking spray first) and drizzle with a little olive oil. Put another baking tray on top and push down. Bake with the tray on top for 5 mins, take the tray off and bake for a further 5 mins until golden (still in a 400 degree oven)

Tips: Sometimes we add black beans and/or fresh spinach to the layers. You decide-Can’t go wrong with these great little treats!

Another note, you can use frozen squash if you don’t have fresh.

butternut squash quesadillas

We'd love to hear from you!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.