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Creamy Greek Quesadilla Recipe Video
|Low fat greek style yogurt||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|English cucumber||1⁄2 , shredded|
|Clove garlic||1 , minced|
|Cilantro||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Red chili sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Whole wheat tortillas||4|
|Shredded mozzarella cheese||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Part Skim)|
|Feta cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs), crumbled|
|Roasted red peppers||12 Ounce, chopped|
|Kalamata olives||20 , quartered|
|Red onion||1 , thinly sliced|
Calories 1044 Calories from Fat 558
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63 g97.4%
Saturated Fat 30.4 g152%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 155.2 mg51.7%
Sodium 3098.2 mg129.1%
Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%
Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.5%
Sugars 28.1 g
Protein 48 g96.1%
Vitamin A 173.7% Vitamin C 181.3%
Calcium 105.4% Iron 15.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
For the Tzatziki dip:
1. In a bowl, take chopped garlic, shredded cucumber, cilantro, yogurt and red chili sauce. Mix it well and keep it aside.
For the Quesadilla:
2. Heat a pan over medium high heat.
3. Coat the pan with cooking oil. You can even use butter here.
4. Place tortilla in the pan and allow it to toast on one side.
5. Flip the tortilla on other side and layer one side of the tortilla with mozzarella cheese.
6. Add red onion over the cheese, red roasted peppers, olives, feta cheese and another layer of mozzarella cheese. Remember just to layer one half of the tortilla and resist the temptation to overstuff.
7. Fold the tortilla from the empty side to form a half moon and press it lightly.
8. Let it cook for 30-40 seconds on each side.
9. Remove from the flame and the pan and let the Quesadilla cool for about two minutes.
10. Cut it into four slices.
10. To serve Creamy Greek Quesadilla, serve it on a serving platter with Tzatziki dip. Garnish with a sprig of cilantro.