Quesadillas Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack, or brick cheese
  • 1 green onion, minced
  • 1-3 tablespoons canned chopped green chilies (to taste)
  • 4 8-inch flour tortillas
  • Chunky salsa, for topping or dip


Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, toss together the cheese, green onion, and chilies; set aside.
  2. Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium heat.
  3. When hot, add 1 tortilla and sprinkle it with one-fourth of the cheese mixture.
  4. When the cheese begins to melt, about 1 minute, fold the tortilla in half.
  5. Continue cooking until lightly browned and crisp on both sides, about 1 minute.
  6. Transfer to a cutting board.
  7. Repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.
  8. Cut into 4 wedges with a knife or pizza cutter and serve immediately with the salsa.


Recipe Yield: Yield: 8 servings (2 wedges)

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 134
Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 211 milligrams
Cholesterol: 12 milligrams
Protein: 6 grams
Carbohydrates: 14 grams
Sugars: 1 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1 Starch, 1 Fat



Book Title: Forbidden Foods Diabetic Cooking

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