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Egg and Ham Quesadilla plated 1

Today was a nice spring day with temperatures in the upper 40’s. We ran a few errands and then took a nice long walk to not only get in my steps but some fresh air! There is nothing like being outside – you always feel so much more alive. I started to hear the birds a couple of weeks ago but today was the first day I saw one during our walk! It is always a good sign when the birds return.

We had a few burrito tortillas left over from making Chicken Quesadilla for dinner. Plus some ham from Easter. I decided to make an egg and ham quesadilla to use some of the ingredients. Even though I love breakfast foods, I rarely make eggs unless it is a casserole. My husband is the opposite. He loves to get up on the weekend and make a Layered Egg Omelet Sandwich. This is a simple recipe that you can personalize with ingredients you enjoy. When I can take short cuts without compromising the flavor, I do. For this dish, instead of chopping tomatoes and peppers I serve Salsa as a topping. You may wish to add the tomatoes and peppers to your quesadilla and other ingredients like hot peppers and caramelized onions.

Egg and Ham Quesadilla plated 3 close up

4 Eggs
Milk
Salt and Pepper
Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
Burrito Tortillas
Ham, diced
Salsa or other toppings

Egg and Ham Quesadilla plated 2

I scramble my eggs with a little milk seasoned with salt and pepper. I cook in a non-stick pan sprayed with a little non-stick cooking spray. While they are cooking, I warm and brown the quesadilla in a hot, flat pan.

Egg and Ham Quesadilla Shell warming

Add shredded cheese and ham to the quesadilla to start warming.

Egg and Ham Quesadilla add cheese and ham to the shell

Add scramble eggs and more cheddar cheese.

Egg and Ham Quesadilla add scramble eggs and more sharp cheddar cheese

Cover with another quesadilla and turn over to finish warming through.

Egg and Ham Quesadilla cover with another shell

Egg and Ham Quesadilla flip over to continue warming through

Cut into sections and serve with salsa or other toppings.

Egg and Ham Quesadilla plated 4 single serving

Egg and Ham Quesadilla plated 5

Other breakfast recipes you might enjoy:

Whole-Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes with a Chocolate Chip Surprise!

Whole Wheat Honey Banana Pecan Pancakes

Whole Wheat Walnuts Pancakes

Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes

Baked Eggs with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Fresh Basil

Christmas Morning Baked Cinnamon French Toast

6 thoughts on “Egg & Ham Quesadilla

  1. willowdot21 says:

    OH! they do look so good!!

    1. Bernice says:

      Thank you! It was definitely a different way to have eggs. 🙂

      1. willowdot21 says:

        I am getting the munchies just looking at them …I think you can guess what breakfast might be tomorrow!! 😀

      2. Bernice says:

        Thanks! What is nice is you can make a couple of them with some hash browns and you have a great breakfast for a few people. 🙂

    1. Bernice says:

      Thank you!! 🙂

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