Breakfast Quesadillas- Broccoli Cheese

These fast breakfast quesadillas with broccoli and cheese are the perfect vegetarian recipe to make ahead or freeze for the week. Eat this delicious breakfast quesadilla for breakfast, lunch or dinner for kids and adults too!

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, dinner, kids food ideas, quick
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 Quesadillas
Calories 594 kcal
Author On My Kids Plate


  • 1 large egg
  • .25 teaspoon garlic powder
  • .5 teaspoon oregano
  • .5 teaspoon paprika
  • .25 teaspoon cumin
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • .5 cup chopped broccoli Dice up this broccoli a little finer for a better end texture.
  • .25 cup water
  • 4 taco size tortillas
  • .75 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Crack eggs in a bowl and scramble

  2. Mix all spices in a small bowl, set aside.

  3. Heat oil in a frying pan on high

  4. Add broccoli to the pan and let cook for 3 minutes while moving broccoli in the pan. Add all spices to broccoli.

  5. Add water to the broccoli. Cook broccoli on high an additional 1-3 minutes or until softened and water is mostly gone.

  6. Turn burner to medium heat. Add scrambled eggs to the pan. Allow eggs to cook most of the way through before moving them into the pan to finish cooking then remove everything from pan. If there is egg stuck to the pan, remove before continuing.

  7. Add a tortilla to the hot pan. Then add a layer of shredded cheese, followed by a layer of half of the cooked egg mixture. Add a second sprinkling of cheese, then a second tortilla to the top.

  8. Cook quesadilla for 2-3 minutes on each side until the cheese has melted and the tortilla is lightly browned.

  9. Repeat for the second quesadilla!

Recipe Notes

Chop the broccoli up well in this recipe for kids who have trouble chewing broccoli. Softening the broccoli by cooking an extra minute or two can also help. Frozen broccoli can easily be substituted in this recipe.