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Sausage Quesadillas


  • 1 Italian sausage link, casing removed
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 medium tomato, seeded and diced
  • 2 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Sour cream and salsa, optional
  • 3/4 to 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  • 1. Crumble sausage into a large skillet; cook over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain; set sausage aside. In the same skillet, saute onion and red pepper in 1 teaspoon oil for 5 minutes. Add corn and seasonings. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomato and sausage; heat through.
  • 2. Spoon over one side of each tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese; fold over. Cook in remaining oil over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Cut each into three wedges. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 486 calories, 26g fat (11g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 835mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein.


Average Rating:
  • TessaMB
    Sep 26, 2011

    quick and easy and tasty

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