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Cajun Spiced Tuna Quesadilla

This is a tantalizing twist to the standard quesadilla with cajun infused spices, mango and lime with flaked white tuna. A must have as a snack, meal or as appetizers.

Makes 24 wedges
Prep time
30 min
Cook Time
10 min
Time to Table
40 min

Ingredients

½ cup (125 mL)
goat cheese
⅓ cup (75 mL)
mild salsa
¼ bunch
cilantro leaves
1/2
finely chopped red onion
½ cup (125 mL)
mango, diced
2 tbsp (30 mL)
extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp (5 mL)
Cajun spice
1 can (170 g)
Clover Leaf Flaked White Tuna in Water, drained
juice of one lime
6
small whole wheat tortillas
salt to taste

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine cheese, salsa, cilantro, onions and mango.  Season to taste and set aside. 
  2. In non-stick skillet, heat oil and Cajun spice. Add in tuna and lime and cook for 2-3 minutes. 
  3. Mix the tuna mixture with cheese mixture. 
  4. Spread mixture evenly over 3 tortillas and cover with the 3 remaining tortillas. Lightly oil top of tortillas with non-stick cooking spray or regular oil.
  5. Heat the BBQ grill to medium heat. Place oiled side down on grill. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp.
  6. Oil the top tortilla, carefully flip the quesadilla and heat through for additional 3-4 minutes till cheese is melted.
  7. Serve immediately either whole as a meal or in wedges as appetizers.

TIP: If using an oven, preheat to 425F (220C). Oil both sides of the quesadillas on a baking sheet and then transfer to the oven. Heat for approx. 10 minutes.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
560
Fat
24 g
37%
Saturated Fat
7 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
35%
Omega-3 Polyunsaturates
0.5 g
Cholesterol
50 mg
Sodium
1010 mg
42%
Carbohydrate
56 g
19%
Fibre
5 g
20%
Sugar
9 g
Protein
29 g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
35%
Vitamin D
2%
Calcium
8%
Iron
20%

Claims Per Serving

- High Source of Fibre
- Excellent Source of Protein
- Source of Vitamin A
- Excellent Source of Vitamin C
- Source of Calcium
- Good Source of Iron
- Source of omega-3

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