Ham and Gouda Quesadillas

Looking for a delicious Mexican appetizer? Then try these ham and Gouda cheese filled quesadillas - ready in 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

2
tablespoons soft cream cheese with roasted garlic or garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese
4
flour tortillas (8 inches in diameter)
6
ounces thinly sliced cooked ham
2
tablespoons chopped drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
1/2
cup shredded Gouda cheese (2 ounces)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 Spread cream cheese over 2 of the tortillas. Layer tortillas with ham, tomatoes, cheese and parsley. Top with remaining 2 tortillas.
  • 2 Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add one quesadilla; brush top with more oil. Cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon oil and second quesadilla.
  • 3 Cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

For an easy special touch, cut 2 or 3 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes into small wedges. Spread about 1/4 teaspoon cream cheese onto each quesadilla wedge, and top with tomato piece and parsley sprig. Secure each wedge with a toothpick if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
75
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.