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Quicky Quesadillas
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Quicky Quesadillas

The easiest of quick bites to make, these will be just about the most popular since there's a myriad of fillings from which to choose. Coloured or flavoured tortillas add extra whimsy.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 32


  • 4 4large flour tortillaflour tortillas
  • 1 cup 1cupshredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped pickled jalapeño pepperpickled jalapeño peppers
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Lay each tortilla on work surface. Sprinkle 1/4 cup (50 mL) shredded cheese on half of each; top with one-quarter of the jalape?eppers. Fold uncovered half over filling.

Bake quesadillas on greased baking sheet in 400°F (200°C) oven, turning once, for about 8 minutes per side or until golden. Cut each into 8 wedges.

Additional information :

Instead of the cheese and jalape? try any of the following fillings.

Pesto Quesadillas: 1/4 cup (50 mL) prepared pesto or tapenade and 1 cup (250 mL) crumbled goat cheese.

Salami Quesadillas: 1/4 cup (50 mL) grainy mustard, 12 thin slices salami and 1 cup (250 mL) shredded Swiss cheese.

Mango Apple Quesadillas: 1/4 cup (50 mL) mango chutney, 1 apple, thinly sliced, and 4 oz (125 g) Brie cheese, sliced.

Bruschetta Quesadillas: 1 cup (250 mL) prepared bruschetta topping and 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Asiago cheese.

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas: 1/2 cup (125 mL) barbecue sauce, 1 cup (250 mL) chopped roasted chicken and 1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese.

Spinach Quesadillas: 1 pkg (300 g) frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed dry and chopped, 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried dillweed and 1/2 cup (125 mL) each shredded mozzarella and crumbled feta cheese.

Artichoke Quesadillas: 4 slices prosciutto ham, 1 jar (6 oz/170 mL) marinated artichokes, drained and chopped, 1 cup (250 mL) shredded provolone cheese and 2 tbsp (25 mL) grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional Information Per Piece: about

cal 37 pro 2g total fat 2g sat. fat 1g
carb 4g fibre 0 chol 3mg sodium 71mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 2 vit A 1 vit C 2
folate 1
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