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Hummus and Veggie Quesadillas (Vegan)

Hummus and Veggie Quesadillas (Vegan) is a dish that consists of hummus and vegetables, which are stuffed into a tortilla shell to make a quesadilla. The vegetables used in this dish can vary, but some common ones include onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, corn, and spinach. There are several vegan quesadilla recipes that use hummus and vegetables as ingredients, such as Vegan Quesadilla with Hummus & Vegetables, Simple Vegan Hummus Quesadillas, and Hummus Quesadillas Without Cheese. These recipes also use other ingredients like vegan cheese, black beans, and jalapenos to add flavor and texture to the dish.

Key Takeaways

  • Who This Meal Appeals To: Ideal for vegans, health-conscious eaters, and anyone craving a quick and tasty meal.
  • Estimated Duration: 25 minutes from prep to plate.
  • Nutrition Facts: High in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Lower in fat compared to traditional quesadillas.

About This Recipe

Hummus meets veggies in a delightful dance of flavors and textures. Nutritious, filling, and easy to whip up—you’re looking at a weeknight winner or a weekend showstopper.

Equipment Required

  • Non-stick skillet
  • Spatula
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Mixing bowl


  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup hummus (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley or cilantro for garnish (optional)


  1. Prep Veggies: Slice zucchini, bell pepper, carrot, and onion.
  2. Heat Skillet: Warm a teaspoon of olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Cook Veggies: Sauté sliced veggies in skillet until tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread Hummus: Generously spread hummus on one side of each tortilla.
  5. Add Veggies: Place cooked veggies on top of the hummus layer.
  6. Fold and Cook: Fold the tortilla in half. Cook each side until golden brown.
  7. Garnish and Cut: Optional garnish with fresh parsley or cilantro. Cut into wedges.

Side Dishes

  • Vegan tzatziki sauce
  • Fresh fruit salsa
  • Grilled corn on the cob
  • Simple green salad

Storage Options

  • Fridge: In an airtight container, good for 1-2 days.
  • Freezer: Not recommended due to texture changes.

Ingredient Substitutes

  • Hummus: Guacamole or avocado spread.
  • Whole-Wheat Tortilla: Corn or spinach tortilla.
  • Olive Oil: Coconut oil or avocado oil.

Alternatives to this Meal

  • Hummus and Veggie Wraps: Same ingredients, just rolled up.
  • Hummus Veggie Bowl: Skip the tortilla, throw everything in a bowl.
  • Grilled Veggie Skewers: Serve veggies on skewers with a side of hummus.

If you are interested in reading more about Vegan Quesadilla Ideas, please take a look at these related articles: Avocado and Black Bean Quesadillas or Tempeh and Mushroom Quesadillas.


Hummus and Veggie Quesadillas are a nutritious and satisfying alternative to their cheese-filled counterparts. Quick to make and packed with flavor, they’re perfect for a busy weeknight or a leisurely weekend. Cook, savor, and enjoy the plant-based goodness!