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Grilled Feta Quesadillas Recipe

Grilled Feta Quesadillas Recipe

This is a great appetizer, especially when having company over for a barbecue. I had something similar at a Memorial Day party and I tried to recreate the flavor with lower fat ingredients. -Jacqui Correa of Landing, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimientos
  • 1 green onion, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cheeses with oregano until blended. Spread 3 tablespoons of cheese mixture over half of each tortilla; top with olives, pimientos and onion. Fold tortillas over.
  • 2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill quesadillas, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Cut each quesadilla into three wedges. Serve warm. Yield: 12 wedges.

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge equals 62 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer