Spinach Quesadillas with Feta Cheese

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for a Mediterranean appetizer? Layer tortillas with cream cheese, feta cheese, spinach and olives for quesadillas - ready in just 20 minutes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

4
fat-free flour tortillas (8 inches in diameter)
1/4
cup soft reduced-fat cream cheese with roasted garlic
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain
1
tablespoon finely chopped red onion
1/4
cup crumbled feta cheese (1 ounce)
16
cherry tomatoes
2
tablespoons fat-free sour cream
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 Spread 2 tortillas with cream cheese. Layer spinach, onion and feta cheese over cream cheese. Top with remaining 2 tortillas; press lightly.
  • 2 Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook each quesadilla in skillet 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until light golden brown.
  • 3 Cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges. Cut cherry tomatoes in half; top with sour cream, tomato halves and olives. Secure with toothpicks. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Finding good-tasting, low-fat appetizers to serve when entertaining can be a challenge because many are very high in fat and calories. This one, low in calories and fat, is a tasty, heart-healthy choice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.