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Spicy Pepper Quesadillas
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Pan fried quesadillas packed with spicy jalapenos, green onions, and red peppers.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185.6
Total Carbs 26.2 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 1.0 g
Total Fat 6.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 46.6 mg
Protein 6.1 g
Sodium 163.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat , 1 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

1 1/2 tsp  olive oil
0 1/2 cup  chopped red bell peppers
2 each  fresh green onions
2 tbsp  fresh cilantro
2 tsp  sliced jalapeno pepper
8 each  corn tortilla
6 tbsp  Cheese, monterey jack, shredded
Directions
  1. Heat 1/2 teaspoon of the oil over medium heat in a large pan, and saute the bell peppers until softened, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the onions and cook for another minute.
  3. Remove pan from heat and stir in the cilantro and jalapeno peppers. Place in a small bowl. Set aside pan to cook tortillas after.
  4. Place 4 of the tortillas on a cutting board and top each with 1 tablespoon of cheese, 1/4 of the pepper mixture, 1/2 teaspoon of cheese, then cover each one with remaining tortillas.
  5. Brush the remaining teaspoon of oil on the top of each tortilla with a pastry brush.
  6. Cook tortillas in large pan, 2 at a time over medium heat, until lightly browned on both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes each side.
  7. Repeat with remaining 2 tortillas, cut each tortilla into quarters, and serve immediately.

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