Chef John’s Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

Recipe Creator: Chef John

Bothwell’s own Chef John shares the secrets of creating mouth-watering Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas.


  • Tortillas
  • Pesto
  • Zucchini
  • Bell Peppers
  • Portobello Mushroom
  • Red Onion
  • Nacho Cheese


  1. In a Large bowl toss vegetables in 1 floz extra virgin olive oil & Salt, Pepper mix thoroughly. **Grill or oven roast on a sheet pan this will make a better eating quesadilla by cooking out some of the liquid.
  2. Once vegetables have cooled dice 3/8 inch drain and add Mozzarella.
  3. Spread 2 T of basil pesto 1/2 inch from the edge of the tortilla.
  4. Place 6 oz of veggie mix and cheese on the pesto fold in half and cook until cheese is melty and the tortilla nicely toasted.
  5. Remove from heat and cut into 4  pieces.