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Turkey Ham Quesadillas

Turkey Ham Quesadillas

Turkey Ham Quesadillas

Mix and match regular flour and whole wheat flour tortillas for an eye-catching combination on the appetizer tray.

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Makes 8 appetizer servings


1/4 cup picante sauce or salsa
4 (7-inch) regular or whole wheat flour tortillas
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat reduced-sodium Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 cup finely chopped turkey ham or lean ham
1/4 cup canned diced green chiles, drained or 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped jalapeño pepper*
Nonstick cooking spray
Additional picante sauce or salsa for dipping (optional)
Fat-free or reduced-fat sour cream (optional)

*Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.


  1. Spread 1 tablespoon picante sauce on each tortilla.
  2. Sprinkle cheese, turkey ham and chiles equally over half of each tortilla. Fold over uncovered half to make quesadilla; spray tops and bottoms of quesadillas with cooking spray.
  3. Grill on uncovered grill over medium coals 1-1/2 minutes per side or until cheese is melted and tortillas are golden brown, turning once. Quarter each quesadilla and serve with additional picante sauce and fat-free sour cream, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 quesadilla quarters
Calories from Fat 24 %
Protein 5 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 2 g
Calories 82
Sodium 226 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1

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