Cheese quesadilla

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Cheese quesadilla

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 298.2
  • Total Fat: 14.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,036.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 23.0 g

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Introduction

High in protein, low in carbs, and all for just 300 calories High in protein, low in carbs, and all for just 300 calories
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Low carb/low fat wraps (I used Toufayan which gives 13g total carb and 8g fiber)
    1/3 cup Mexican blend cheese (Kraft Shredded)
    1T sour cream (Food Lion full fat)
    2T salsa (Food Lion medium)
    1/2 pat butter (about 1 tsp) (Food Lion salted)

    (Nutritional info based on specific brands)

Directions

Take 1 low carb wrap and lightly butter.
Place butter side down in frypan/griddle
Add cheese evenly, covering most of wrap (leave about 1/4 inch at edge).
Cover and watch for cheese to be mostly melted.
When most of cheese is melted, close the quesadilla by folding in half.
Cook until browned and crispy.
Flip over and cook other side until browned and crispy

Cut in 3 wedges and serve with sour cream and low sugar salsa.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CINDYSUE48.

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  • Incredible!
    36 of 44 people found this review helpful
    All this balony about too much sodium, fat and the like is what makes dieting soooo tedius. It's ONE meal. It's not every meal for the rest of your life, so lighten up, adapt it (if you must) but be a bit more grateful for what is a very tasty, very good meal idea! Make dieting FUN! - 3/26/09

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  • Very Good
    34 of 36 people found this review helpful
    For those of you who are rating this one-star, or bad, please keep in mind that this is a low-carb recipe, NOT a low-fat. Anytime the fat content of a processed food is lowered, the carbs increase to compensate. Feel free to change the recipe to fit your needs, but do not bad cuz of amt. of fat. - 3/24/09

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  • Very Good
    34 of 39 people found this review helpful
    I omit the sour cream and use whole wheat tortillas and no butter (just a spray of cooking oil). Easy and a tasty snack or lunch! You can also add veggies inside it for a heartier (and healthier) quesadilla. - 8/8/07

    Reply from CINDYSUE48 (1/3/09)
    kind of defeats the purpose....it's a low carb recipe!


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  • Very Good
    33 of 34 people found this review helpful
    Along with other 'good tips'. I make these in my George Foreman grill - just spray it. No need for oil/butter and no need to flip it, perfectly browned and crunchy. You could use any sandwich maker machine as well. - 3/24/09

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  • Very Good
    23 of 26 people found this review helpful
    I made several changes and they were delicious. I use wheat tortillas, 2% cheese, and low-fat sour cream. Also put a little onion, green pepper and chicken in with the cheese. Instead of using butter in a skillet bake them in the oven. - 3/24/09

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