Veggie Quesadillas

Make this restaurant appetizer favorite at home. Quesadillas fold tomatoes, green onions, chilies and melted cheese in flour tortillas.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
cups shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (8 ounces)
6
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas (8 inches in diameter)
1
small tomato, seeded and chopped (1/2 cup)
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • 2 Spread 1/3 cup of the cheese evenly over half of each tortilla. Sprinkle tomato, onions, chilies and cilantro over cheese. Fold tortillas over filling. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake about 5 minutes or just until cheese is melted. Serve quesadillas whole, or cut each into 3 wedges, beginning cuts from center of folded sides.

Expert Tips

Pick up a pack of flavored flour tortillas, then make exciting new flavors and colors of quesadillas.

Sprinkle on a few pieces of cut-up cooked chicken with the tomato for chicken quesadillas.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
145 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16 g
16 %
(Saturated Fat
9 g,
9 %
),
Cholesterol
40 mg
40 %;
Sodium
450 mg
450 %;
Total Carbohydrate
26 g
26 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
13 g
13 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
26%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.