Turkey & Swiss Quesadillas Recipe

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Turkey & Swiss Quesadillas Recipe
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Turkey & Swiss Quesadillas Recipe

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Light, lean and nutritious, this quick supper idea goes together in just minutes. —Karen O'Shea, Sparks, Nevada
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat Parmesan peppercorn ranch salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese, halved
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces sliced cooked turkey breast
  • Diced sweet red pepper, optional

Directions

In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and mustard; spread over one side of each tortilla. Place tortillas, spread side up, on a griddle coated with cooking spray.
Layer cheese, avocado and turkey over half of each tortilla. Fold over and cook over low heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Garnish with red pepper if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Turkey & Swiss Quesadillas in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012, p83

Nutritional Facts

1 quesadilla: 421 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 566mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 5g fiber), 38g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 fat.

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat Parmesan peppercorn ranch salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese, halved
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces sliced cooked turkey breast
  • Diced sweet red pepper, optional
  1. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and mustard; spread over one side of each tortilla. Place tortillas, spread side up, on a griddle coated with cooking spray.
  2. Layer cheese, avocado and turkey over half of each tortilla. Fold over and cook over low heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Garnish with red pepper if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Turkey & Swiss Quesadillas in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012, p83

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