brie, apple, and arugula Quesadillas

3 Nov


i wanted to make this for dinner last night, but we were our of brie.  munchkin #2 and i made a trip to trader joe’s today so i picked some up!  love trader joes!   and we love brie! YUM.  this was super quick — it would also taste great with some chicken in there!



Brie, Apple, and Arugula Quesadillas

adapted from cooking light



  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider  (used apple cider vinegar)
  • 3 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 6 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices, divided
  • 1 Fuji apple, cored and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 1/2 pound), divided
  • 3 cups arugula, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided


  • 1. Combine mustard and cider in a small bowl; stir well.
  • 2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spread each tortilla with about 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard mixture. Place 1 tortilla, mustard side up, in pan. Arrange one-third of cheese slices over half of tortilla; cook 1 minute or until cheese begins to melt. Arrange one-third of apple slices over cheese; top with 1 cup arugula. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Fold tortilla in half; press gently with a spatula. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure twice with remaining 2 tortillas, cheese, apple slices, 2 cups arugula, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges.

One Response to “brie, apple, and arugula Quesadillas”


  1. braciole, couscous, & kale chips « ilonaskitchen - November 8, 2011

    […] now, but we hadn’t had it in a long time.  I still had some arugula left from a pizza and quesadillas i made earlier in the week.  and this was a perfect way to use it up!  i served it with toasted […]

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