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Mexican Quesadillas

A delicious twist to a spicy favourite, that’s great for lunch, snacks or appetizers. You can taste the fiesta!

Serves 
Prep time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Time to Table
15 min

Ingredients

4
whole wheat tortillas, (8 inch / 20 cm)
2 tbsp (30 mL)
light cream cheese
1 can (125 g)
Clover Leaf Skinless Boneless Sardines, drained & coarsely chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL)
fresh or canned chopped jalapeno chilies
1/4 cup (60 mL)
red bell pepper, in thin strips
1/4 cup (60 mL)
green bell pepper, in thin strips
1/2 cup (125 mL)
light cheddar cheese, shredded

Preparation

  1. Spread the cream cheese on two tortillas. 
  2. Divide the chilies, bell peppers and sardines, and spread evenly over the cream cheese layer. 
  3. Add cheddar cheese and press remaining two tortillas on top of each quesadilla. 
  4. Brush top of each quesadilla with olive oil or spray with nonstick spray. 
  5. Place oiled side down in a preheated skillet. Lightly brown the bottom tortilla. 
  6. Oil or spray the top tortilla, carefully flip the quesadilla and heat through till cheese is melted. 
  7. Serve with salsa, light sour cream, jalapenos or your favorite garnish.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
230
Fat
7 g
11%
Saturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
10%
Omega-3 Polyunsaturates
0.5 g
Cholesterol
15 mg
Sodium
350 mg
15%
Carbohydrate
24 g
8%
Fibre
2 g
8%
Sugar
2 g
Protein
14 g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
35%
Calcium
10%
Iron
10%

Claims Per Serving

- source of protein
- source of vitamine A
- excellent source of vitamine C
- source of calcium
- source of iron

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