Taco Quesadillas


Makes 6 servings


Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 pound 93% lean ground turkey
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chunky salsa
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
12 (6-inch) corn tortillas


  1. Spray medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. Add turkey, stirring to break up meat; cook until no longer pink. Add onion and bell pepper. Cook until meat begins to brown and vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in salsa; heat through.
  2. Heat another medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle 1 tortilla with 1 tablespoon cheese. Top with 1/3 cup turkey mixture; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese. Place another tortilla on top of cheese, pressing slightly. Spray top tortilla with cooking spray.
  3. Place quesadilla, coated side down, in heated skillet. Cook 3 minutes. Spray top of tortilla with cooking spray. Carefully flip quesadilla over; cook 3 minutes. Cool slightly; cut into 4 wedges. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 4 quesadilla wedges
Calories 224
Calories from Fat 29 %
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 14 g
Sodium 365 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Meat 1
Fat 1

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