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Family Recipes: Pumpkin Quesadillas

Family Recipes: Pumpkin Quesadillas

Do you enjoy all-things pumpkin during the month of October? We’ve got another great seasonal dish for you! A few years ago, Amy shared this recipe from Purple Asparagus for pumpkin quesadillas. This fun, autumn spin on a traditional quesadilla recipe makes for a tasty dinner that kids and adults will enjoy.

What other pumpkin treats are you enjoying before October is over? Share with us in the comments area below.

Pumpkin Quesadillas Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup of chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 can of pumpkin or 2 cups of roasted, pureed pumpkin
  • 8 whole wheat tortillas
  • 2 cups of Monterey Jack cheese



1. Saute the onion in the olive oil until softened and golden brown.

2. Add the cumin and salt to taste and cook for 1 minute.

3. Stir in pumpkin and cook for an additional minute. Cool slightly.

4. Spread the pumpkin onto the tortillas and top with cheese.

5. Cook in a non-stick skillet on both sides until golden brown. Serve warm.

Looking for more pumpkin recipes? Try Roasted Pumpkin SeedsMini Pumpkin Pies and Great Pumpkin Pancakes.

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Mini Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe


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