Quesadillas Recipe

Quesadilla
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 8 inch flour tortillas4
 Shredded monterey jack cheese3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
 Finely chopped green onion with tops2 Tablespoon
 Jalapeno peppers1 Small, finely chopped to make 1 teaspoon (Fresh / Pickled Ones)
 Minced cilantro/4 teaspoons minced parsley plus 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro4 Teaspoon (Coriander)
 Chunky salsa1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 411 Calories from Fat 156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.2%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 37.5 mg

Sodium 1027.4 mg42.8%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.9%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 15 g30.4%

Vitamin A 39.8% Vitamin C 27.4%

Calcium 33.8% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Arrange 4 tortillas on an ungreased baking sheet. Top each with 3 tablespoons cheese, 1 1/2 teaspoons green onions, 1/4 teaspoon jalapefio pepper and 1 teaspoon cilantro. Cover each one with a second tortilla, pressing down lightly to form a sandwich.
2. Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese melts and the tortillas are crisp. Cut each Quesadilla into 8 wedges and top each wedge with a spoonful of salsa if you wish.
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