Smoked Salmon Quesadillas Recipe

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From her kitchen in Chiniak, Alaska, Becky Applebee serves golden tortilla wedges filled with a rich combination of smoked salmon, cream cheese, Swiss cheese, garlic and dill. They're a snap to whip up for the salmon lovers in your family.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon, diced
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss or cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 829 calories, 50g fat (28g saturated fat), 143mg cholesterol, 1176mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 40g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, dill and garlic. Spread butter over one side of each tortilla. Place three tortillas, buttered side down, on a griddle or large skillet. spread with cream cheese mixture; sprinkle with salmon and cheese. Cover with remaining tortillas, buttered side up.
  2. Cook over low heat for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Turn and cook 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Smoked Salmon Quesadillas in Quick Cooking November/December 2002, p63

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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s_pants User ID: 174050 86531
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2011

"Very tasty! Too rich for a whole meal, I think I would prefer it as an appetizer."

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