Saturday, January 30, 2010

Chile Cheese Quesadillas

These are easy and delicious! Great for a quick dinner or game day food.

Chile and Cheese Quesadillas
4 oz light cream cheese
1 cups shredded reduced-fat Mexican-style cheese
4 oz roasted green chilies, diced
2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
1 tsp taco seasoning
8 medium flour tortillas, low carb

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, Mexican cheese, chiles, cilantro, and taco seasoning. Mix well. Arrange 4 tortillas on prepared baking sheet. Spoon cheese mixture evenly onto each tortilla, leaving a 1/4-inch border around the edges. Top each with second tortilla and press down gently. Bake until filling is hot and tortilla is lightly toasted.
4. Slice each quesadilla into 4 wedges and serve warm.
Yield: 8 servings. 2 wedges per serving= 158 Calories; 8g Fat (42.3% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 18mg Cholesterol; 410mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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