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Havarti Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

Havarti Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

Apricot preserves add a touch of sweetness to the mushrooms, shrimp and cheese inside these grilled quesadillas. Or cook them in a hot skillet until lightly browned. —Susan Manning, Burlington, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 6 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 6 ounces Havarti cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms in oil and butter until tender.
  • 2. Spread 1 tablespoon preserves over half of each tortilla; top with cheese, shrimp and mushrooms. Fold tortillas over. Brush both sides with melted butter.
  • 3. Grill quesadillas, uncovered, over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut each quesadilla into four wedges. Serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge equals 123 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 166 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.