Quesadillas are a terrific quick snack to feed the family. They're also great served alongside chili or southwestern stews.

Andrew Silva
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1995


Recipe Summary

10 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Spread 1 ounce cheese on a tortilla. Top with another tortilla and place in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until the bottom is lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Turn over and cook until the cheese is melted and the second side is lightly toasted. Transfer to a plate and keep warm. Repeat with the remaining tortillas and the remaining cheese to make 4 quesadillas altogether. Cut each into quarters and serve with salsa.


Nutrition Facts

220 calories; protein 9.7g 19% DV; carbohydrates 24.6g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 1.6g; fat 9.9g 15% DV; saturated fat 5.6g 28% DV; cholesterol 25.2mg 8% DV; vitamin a iu 319IU 6% DV; vitamin c 4.8mg 8% DV; folate 7.5mcg 2% DV; calcium 250.4mg 25% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 42.2mg 15% DV; potassium 112.2mg 3% DV; sodium 321.7mg 13% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 5% DV.

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I use whole wheat tortillas whenever possible. They are lower in fat and carbs so you get more fiber and less calories plus you don't feel deprived of a cheesy treat. Dawn Woodbury MN Read More