Cheese Quesadillas with Peppers & Onions

Cheese Quesadillas with Peppers & Onions

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From:, February 2018

These 15-minute quesadillas are a notch above basic with the addition of sautéed peppers and onions. Let the kiddos load them up with the toppings at the table.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 8-inch whole-wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup Sautéed Peppers & Onions (see associated recipe)
  • 1½ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces)
  • ½ cup guacamole
  • 4 tablespoons salsa


  • Prep

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  1. Lay tortillas on a work surface. Spread peppers and onions on half of each tortilla, dividing evenly. Top with cheese, dividing evenly. Fold the tortillas in half, pressing gently to flatten.
  2. Heat a large griddle or skillet over medium heat. Cook 2 of the quesadillas until crispy on the outside and the cheese is melted, 2 to 4 minutes per side. Repeat with the remaining 2 quesadillas. Let the quesadillas cool for 1 minute before cutting into wedges to serve. Serve with guacamole and salsa.
  • Tip: See how to meal-prep this recipe and a whole week's worth of dinners with this plan.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 quesadilla, 2 Tbsp. guacamole & 1 Tbsp. salsa
  • Per serving: 385 calories; 21 g fat(9 g sat); 5 g fiber; 32 g carbohydrates; 16 g protein; 27 mcg folate; 38 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,533 IU vitamin A; 42 mg vitamin C; 428 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 907 mg sodium; 357 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (70% daily value), Calcium (43% dv), Vitamin A (31% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 2 starch, 1½ high-fat protein, 1 fat, 1 vegetable

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