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Grilled Squash Quesadillas

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced to make 1 teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Zucchini 6 Ounce, cut into 1/4 inch slices (3 Medium Size)
  Yellow squash 6 Ounce, cut into 1/4 inch slices (3 Medium Size)
  8 inch low carb tortillas 8
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated monterey jack cheese/Colby cheese 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon, melted

1. Prepare a medium-high-heat grill.
2. Combine oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl. Add zucchini and yellow squash; toss to coat.
3. Grill squash until lightly browned, about 4 minutes per side.
4. Put 2 or 3 slices each of the zucchini and yellow squash on one half of each tortilla; sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon cilantro and 1/4 cup cheese. Fold tortillas in half and press gently to close. Grill quesadillas for 2 minutes; turn and brush with melted butter. Cook until the cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes longer. Cut each tortilla into 3 wedges and serve with sour cream, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2083 Calories from Fat 1207

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g225.9%

Saturated Fat 66.1 g330.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 304.5 mg101.5%

Sodium 3657.2 mg152.4%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.8%

Dietary Fiber 37.1 g148.6%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 100 g200.7%

Vitamin A 102.2% Vitamin C 66.4%

Calcium 230.6% Iron 43%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Grilled Squash Quesadillas Recipe