Omelet Quesadilla Recipe
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Omelet Quesadilla Recipe

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"I came up with these crispy quesadillas because my family found breakfast burritos too messy," says Terri Capps of Witchita, Kansas. "They're fast to fix, fun to eat, filling and healthy...and you can add or subtract ingredients to fit individual tastes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tomato
  • 2 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 4 thin slices lean ham (1/2 ounce each)
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons salsa

Nutritional Facts

2 wedges equals 423 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 1244 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat 2 fat.


  1. In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook mushrooms and onion over medium heat until tender. Add egg substitute and tomato; cook and stir until set.
  2. Place one tortilla in a large nonstick skillet; top with ham, egg mixture, cheeses and remaining tortilla. Cook over medium heat, carefully turning once, until lightly browned on both sides and cheese is melted. Cut into four wedges. Serve with salsa. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Omelet Quesadilla in Taste of Home October/November 2003, p23

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2010

"Thank you for making a healthy recipe for two. It is wonderful, add some green chilis to pep it up a bit."

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