Confused Quesadillas (Italy meets Mexico)

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These quick-and-easy hand-held quesadillas are inspired by anyone's favourite pizzeria. They are great served as an appetizer or as a main dish alongside a tossed salad. Try serving them with marinara sauce. Your can substitute your choice of sliced deli meat for the pepperoni.

  • Portion size 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups shredded Canadian mozzarella cheese
  • 2 large tortillas
  • 3 basil leaves chopped
  • 1/3 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1 green onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pepperoni

Method

Sprinkle one-quarter of the mozzarella cheese on half of one tortilla. Top with 1/4 each of the basil, red pepper, green onion and pepperoni. Top with another quarter of the cheese; fold in half. Repeat with remaining tortilla.

In large nonstick skillet, toast tortillas on both sides until crisp, about 2 minutes per side. Cut each into 3 triangles.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 723 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 15 g
  • Calories 334.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Potassium 203 mg
  • Cholesterol 48 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 30 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 30.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 23.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 19.0
  • Vitamin C 70.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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