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Egg and Corn Quesadilla Recipe
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Egg and Corn Quesadilla Recipe

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For a deliciously different breakfast or brunch, try this excellent quesadilla. It's also great for a light lunch or supper. Corn is a natural in Southwestern cooking and a tasty addition to this zippy egg dish. -Stacy Joura, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Additional salsa and sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 387 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 149 mg cholesterol, 621 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and green pepper in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the corn, chives, cilantro, salt and pepper. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Stir in eggs; cook until completely set, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat.
  2. Place one tortilla on a lightly greased baking sheet or pizza pan; layer with a third of the corn mixture, salsa and sour cream. Sprinkle with a fourth of the cheeses. Repeat layers twice. Top with the remaining tortilla and cheeses.
  3. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Egg and Corn Quesadilla in Taste of Home August/September 1999, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 387 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 149 mg cholesterol, 621 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2012

"For some reason the stars are not showing up for me to give a rating, but it definitely deserves 5. This is a great dish, we have made it many times and it has become a favorite among the extended family as well. We have never actually used the salsa in it, but it would be good with or without. The only thing I would add to the recipe is that it does take a bit longer to bake than 10 minutes, but then we like ours a little crispy. Probably more like 25 min."

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