Thursday, November 17, 2011

Beef Broccoli Pizza Quesadillas {Vegetarian}

Day 321.

Pizzadillas! Woo! This one's a special treat for the kids, who love tortillas, broccoli and pizza to an almost inexplicable degree. Today, I've managed to combine all three in a Beef Broccoli Pizzadilla. This is another recipe that's easy to veganize with Daiya cheese.

Beef Broccoli Pizzadillas
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Lentil and Rice Ground Beef Substitute 
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 8 small tortillas
  • 1/4 cup marinara sauce, plus more for dipping, if desired
  • 1 cup cheese, shredded (I used a mix of Mozzarella and cheddar)

Combine broccoli, beef and Italian seasoning in a small bowl. Heat a griddle or pan over medium heat. Place 4 tortillas on the griddle and spread 1 tablespoon sauce over each tortilla. Top with about 2 tablespoons cheese each and a quarter of the beef-broccoli mix.Top with remaining cheese and tortillas. Grill for about 2-3 minutes per side, or until cheese is melted and tortilla is crisped to desired amount.

Slice into quarters or eighths with a pizza cutter and serve with additional sauce for dipping

The Results
My husband and I loved these, and he was pretty skeptical before trying them. The kids went pretty crazy for them.

This post is shared with Simple Lives Thursday, Tip Day Thursday, Frugal Food Thursday, Recipe Swap Thursday,Recipes I Can't Wait to Try, Things I Love Thursday, It's a Keeper, Full Plate Thursday, and Ultimate Recipe Swap.

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