Tuesday, June 8, 2010

We Got The Beet!

Quesadilla #2...

Beet, Kale, Spring Onion and Goat Cheese Quesadillas

1 package whole wheat tortillas
3 medium beets
1 bunch Russian Red Kale (or sub any variety Kale)
3 spring onions
1 1/2 cups goat cheese, crumbled
olive oil
sea salt/pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Trim beet tops. Drizzle beets with olive oil and wrap in foil. Roast in oven for 45 to 60 min, until tender. Let cool. Then peel, halve and slice in 1/4 inch slices. Set aside.

Trim kale, then slice 1/2 inch thick. Heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil in sauté pan over medium heat. Add kale and cover for 1 minute. Remove lid and continue cooking for another 2 min. (You want the kale to be a little crisp.) Sprinkle with sea salt. Set aside.

Slice your spring onions any dern way you want to.

Next, for the "Doy!" part. Heat griddle on medium heat. Spray with oil. On half a whole wheat tortilla, layer goat cheese, sliced beets, kale and onion. Sprinkle with salt/pepper.

Place on griddle.

Fold over and press with a spatula. Cook for a few minutes or until cheese looks soft.

Remove from griddle, slice and enjoy!

Then answer the phone and tell them, "No. The baby's not here yet. Yeah, you and me both."


  1. You've got the beets, and the funk, i.e. goat cheese! If you buy the beets with the greens still attached, they could be subbed for the kale in this recipe, too. Looks delicious!

  2. I just picked up some beets and have no idea what to make with them. This is perfect!

  3. Mmmmm I can't wait until my wisdom teethless mouth heals so I can eat real again lol. I've been dyinggg for a good quesadilla!


  4. We called it baby watch and it seemed like EVERYONE was on it.

    Bestest bestest luck with your last few days of pregnancy and with your delivery. It will be amazing.

    I can't believe we've been going to the same yoga class! See you there in a few months (or weeks if you're especially brave) with your little one.


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