Healthier Spinach & Pork Sausage Quesadillas

Let’s whip up a delicious crispy but healthy quesadilla that’s also great for using up leftovers.

Looking for a quick and healthy dinner recipe for busy weeknights? Look no further than these spinach and pork sausage quesadillas! Using leftover pork sausage and a handful of baby spinach, these crispy and delicious quesadillas can be whipped up in just 15 minutes. Opt for whole wheat tortillas for an even healthier twist, and don’t forget the dipping sauce – a combination of mayo, ketchup, hoisin sauce, sriracha, Greek yogurt, and Worcestershire sauce. This recipe is sure to become a weeknight favorite!

Spinach & Pork Sausage Quesadilla

A delicious, crispy & healthy quesadilla
Servings 2
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 4 handfuls baby spinnach
  • 2 25cm(10 inch) whole wheat tortillas
  • 100g 1.8 oz cheddar cheese 50g per portion
  • 1 (150g) pork sausage

Dipping Sauce

  • ½ tbsp mayo
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp sriracha
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce


  • Begin by frying up the sausage in a medium-heat pan then take it out and use the oil to sauté the baby spinach, then add it with the cooked sausage
  • Heat up the tortillas in the pan to make them more pliable.
  • Add 25g of cheddar cheese on one side of the tortilla, followed by a layer of spinach and then the cooked pork.
    Add another 25g of cheddar cheese on top of the pork, then fold the tortilla and cook it on low heat for about 3 minutes.
    After 3 minutes, flip the tortilla over and let it cook on the other side.
  • In a bowl, mix together 1/2 tbsp of mayo, 1 tbsp ketchup, 1 tsp hoisin sauce, 1 tsp of sriracha, 2 tbsp of Greek yogurt, and 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce.
  • Once the quesadilla is done, take it out and enjoy!
Calories: 413kcal
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: cheddar, pork, spinach
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Cooked & written with ❤️ by Alex Pricop.