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Quick Turkey Quesadillas

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  Flour tortillas 2 (6 Inch)
  Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
  Green bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), seeded and minced
  Minced red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Low sodium whole tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained and chopped
  Skinless cooked turkey breast 4 Ounce, diced
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Monterey jack cheese 1 1⁄2 Ounce, shredded

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a small baking sheet with nonstick spray.
2. Wrap the tortillas in foil; bake until softened, 8-10 minutes. Remove tortillas from oven; increase oven temperature to 375°F.
3. Meanwhile, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Swirl in the oil, then add the bell pepper and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are softened, 3-4 minutes. Add the cumin; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, turkey, cilantro, salt, and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes longer. Remove the skillet from the heat.
4. Unwrap the tortillas and place on the prepared baking sheet. Top with the turkey mixture; sprinkle with the cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 701 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.9%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g53.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 45 mg15%

Sodium 1279.8 mg53.3%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g33.8%

Sugars 20.8 g

Protein 47 g93.9%

Vitamin A 83.1% Vitamin C 262.2%

Calcium 42.2% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quick Turkey Quesadillas Recipe