Recipe: Vegetable Quesadillas
This dish makes a delicious appetizer for a party or an easy snack for anytime!
This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters™ recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1
1 cup green bell peppers, chopped
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
¾ cup green onion, chopped
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
4 6" flour tortillas
½ cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
1.Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Saute bell pepper and corn over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes.
2.Add green onion and tomato; cook for several minutes more until heated through; add cilantro.
3.Heat tortillas in a large skillet over high heat; Place equal amounts of cheese and vegetables on each tortilla; fold in half and continue to cook until cheese is melted and tortilla is crisped and lightly brown. Serve while hot.
Credit: Adapted from: California Department of Health's Network for a Healthy California-Champions for Change Campaign