Cheesy Pepper Quesadillas Recipe

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Cheesy Pepper Quesadillas Recipe
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Cheesy Pepper Quesadillas Recipe

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Denise Kubinski of Garfield Heights, Ohio came up with this recipe for her employer, a catering firm that serves the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. "We sometimes add grilled chicken," she says.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup julienned sweet yellow pepper
  • 1/4 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup julienned red onion
  • Garlic salt, optional
  • Salsa and sour cream, optional

Directions

Brush butter over both sides of tortillas. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Over half of each tortilla, sprinkle 1 tablespoon Monterey Jack cheese and 1 tablespoon cheddar cheese; layer with peppers, onion, garlic salt if desired and remaining cheese. Fold tortillas over filling.
Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Pepper Quesadillas in Cooking for 2 Spring 2005, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 254 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 348mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup julienned sweet yellow pepper
  • 1/4 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup julienned red onion
  • Garlic salt, optional
  • Salsa and sour cream, optional
  1. Brush butter over both sides of tortillas. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Over half of each tortilla, sprinkle 1 tablespoon Monterey Jack cheese and 1 tablespoon cheddar cheese; layer with peppers, onion, garlic salt if desired and remaining cheese. Fold tortillas over filling.
  2. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Pepper Quesadillas in Cooking for 2 Spring 2005, p9

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ladybug810 User ID: 791745 100290
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2011

"Fantastic, easy recipe. I've been making it since 2005 and love it."

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