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Turkey & Balsamic Onion Quesadillas Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkey & Balsamic Onion Quesadillas recipe? Learn how to make Turkey & Balsamic Onion Quesadillas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sskoko

Makes 4 servings



Eating Well: Not your traditional quesadilla, these feature deli turkey and Cheddar cheese, along with onions quickly marinated in balsamic vinegar. Serve with sauteed vegetables or a tossed salad for a quick meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey & Balsamic Onion Quesadillas

1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
4 whole-wheat tortillas
2/3 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
8 oz turkey

Recipe Directions for Turkey & Balsamic Onion Quesadillas

  1. Combine onion and vinegar in a bowl; let marinate for 5 minutes. Drain, reserving the vinegar for another use, such as salad dressing.

  2. Warm 2 tortillas in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for about 45 seconds, then flip. Pull the tortillas up the edges of the pan so they are no longer overlapping. Working on one half of each tortilla, sprinkle one-fourth of the cheese, cover with 2 slices of turkey and top with one-fourth of the onion. Fold the tortillas in half, flatten gently with a spatula and cook until the cheese starts to melt, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook until the second side is golden, 1 to 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm. Make 2 more quesadillas with the remaining ingredients.

Categories

Cheese, Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 132.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
235
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
63mg
21%
Sodium
169mg
7%
Potassium
269mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
12.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
22.9g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 17% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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