Mexican Quesadillas

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!

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cheese or whole wheat flour tortillas (8 inches in diameter)
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
1 1/2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces)
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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For spicier quesadillas, use chopped jalapeƱo chilies and taco-seasoned cheese.
Health Twist
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:

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