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Creamy Greek Quesadilla

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This Recipe can be made quickly. It is creamy as well as tasty.
  Low fat greek style yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  English cucumber 1⁄2 , shredded
  Clove garlic 1 , minced
  Cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Red chili sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Whole wheat tortillas 4
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Part Skim)
  Feta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), crumbled
  Roasted red peppers 12 Ounce, chopped
  Kalamata olives 20 , quartered
  Red onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Cooking oil/Butter 1 Teaspoon (for coating pan)

For the Tzatziki dip:
1. In a bowl, take chopped garlic, shredded cucumber, cilantro, yogurt and red chili sauce. Mix it well and keep it aside.

For the Quesadilla:
2. Heat a pan over medium high heat.
3. Coat the pan with cooking oil. You can even use butter here.
4. Place tortilla in the pan and allow it to toast on one side.
5. Flip the tortilla on other side and layer one side of the tortilla with mozzarella cheese.
6. Add red onion over the cheese, red roasted peppers, olives, feta cheese and another layer of mozzarella cheese. Remember just to layer one half of the tortilla and resist the temptation to overstuff.
7. Fold the tortilla from the empty side to form a half moon and press it lightly.
8. Let it cook for 30-40 seconds on each side.
9. Remove from the flame and the pan and let the Quesadilla cool for about two minutes.
10. Cut it into four slices.

10. To serve Creamy Greek Quesadilla, serve it on a serving platter with Tzatziki dip. Garnish with a sprig of cilantro.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Cheese, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
These creamy Greek quesadillas is definitely the change you were hoping for. If you are on a fatless diet, then use low-fat or non-fat dairy products; otherwise, indulge yourself in a creamy and cheesy fair. The process is quite easy and you can pop up any stuff within the quesadillas, in addition to the suggested ingredients.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1066 Calories from Fat 580

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.2%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g153.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 155.2 mg51.7%

Sodium 3098.2 mg129.1%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.5%

Sugars 28.1 g

Protein 48 g96.1%

Vitamin A 173.7% Vitamin C 181.3%

Calcium 105.4% Iron 15.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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