Mexican Quesadillas

Looking for a Mexican snack? Then check out these grilled cheesy quesadillas topped with sour cream. A tarty appetizer made ready in 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

8
cheese or whole wheat flour tortillas (8 inches in diameter)
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
1 1/2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces)
1/2
cup sour cream

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill. Place 1 tortilla on 30x12-inch piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Top with one-fourth of the tomato and chilies. Sprinkle with one-fourth of the cheese. Top with another tortilla.
  • 2 Wrap foil securely around tortillas; pierce top of foil packet once or twice with fork to vent steam. Cover and grill foil packet, seam side up, 4 to 6 inches from medium heat about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 3 Repeat with remaining tortillas, tomato, chilies and cheese. Cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges. Top with sour cream.

Expert Tips

For spicier quesadillas, use chopped jalapeño chilies and taco-seasoned cheese.

For 305 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving, prepare these quesadillas with fat-free Monterey cheese and fat-free sour cream.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
425
(
Calories from Fat
205),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.