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Smoked Salmon Quesadillas

 Smoked Salmon Quesadillas
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.
3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 829 calories, 50 g fat (28 g saturated fat), 143 mg cholesterol, 1,176 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 40 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.