HG Cheesy Pizza Quesadilla

HG Cheesy Pizza Quesadilla
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 220.2
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.2 mg
  • Sodium: 1,012.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 15.9 g
  • Protein: 21.1 g

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Number of Servings: 1


    1 stick light string cheese
    1/4 cup canned crushed tomatoes, plus more for optional dip
    1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning , plus more for optional dip
    1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
    1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
    1 medium-large high-fiber flour tortilla with about 110 calories
    1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese
    4 slices turkey pepperoni, chopped


Break string cheese into thirds and place in a blender or food processor--blend at high speed until cheese takes on a shredded or grated consistency. (Or just tear string cheese into pieces and roughly chop.) Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine tomatoes with Italian seasoning. Mix well and set aside.

Bring a medium-large skillet (at least the size of the tortilla) sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat on the stove. Add mushrooms and bell pepper. Stirring occasionally, cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Remove veggies and set aside.

Remove skillet from heat, re-spray, and bring it to medium heat on a stove. Spread one side of the tortilla evenly with cheese wedge. Lay tortilla flat in the skillet. Evenly spread seasoned tomatoes over one half of the upward-facing side of the tortilla.

Evenly top tomatoes with half of the shredded/grated cheese, followed by veggies and turkey pepperoni. Top with remaining half of shredded/grated cheese. Cook for 3 minutes.

Using a spatula, carefully fold the plain half of the tortilla over the filling and press down lightly to seal. Carefully flip and cook until both sides are crispy, about 3 minutes.

Once cool enough to handle, slice into wedges. If you like, mix up some extra seasoned crushed tomatoes for your dipping pleasure and enjoy!

PER SERVING (entire recipe): 252 calories, 7.25g fat, 979mg sodium, 31.5g carbs, 7.5g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 18g protein

Serving Size: Makes 1 serving

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KEYLIME84.

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