Swamperella (Salmon and Avocado) Quesadillas

Author: Canadian Living

Although marshy green looking, these salmon and avocado hors d'oeuvres are actually elegant and simple to make.

  • Portion size 40 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup goat cheese softened
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced green onion
  • 8 tortillas
  • 6 oz smoked salmon cut into strips

Method

Grease 2 large rimless baking sheets; set aside.

Peel and pit avocado; place in bowl. Add cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper; mash until smooth. Stir in green onion.

Using 2-1/2-inch (6 cm) round cutter, cut out rounds from tortillas. Thinly spread with cheese mixture. Top half of the rounds with salmon; sandwich with remaining rounds, cheese side down and pressing lightly. Arrange on prepared pans. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 2 hours.)

Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven, turning once, until crisp and golden, 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Sodium 107 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 64.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 4 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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