Shrimp Quesadilla

Shrimp Quesadilla


4 teaspoons canola oil, divided

1/4 cup chopped onion

1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno pepper

1/2 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup chopped tomato

4 flour tortillas (6 inches)

1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend


1) Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add onion and jalapeno. Cook and stir until tender, 3-5 minutes.

2)Add shrimp, cumin and pepper; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in tomato.

3) Add 1 teaspoon oil to the same skillet; add 1 tortilla. Top with half the cheese, half the shrimp mixture and 1 tortilla. Cook over medium heat until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes on each side; remove.

4) Repeat with remaining 1 teaspoon oil, tortillas, cheese and shrimp mixture.

5) Cut into wedges.


1 quesadilla: 523 calories | 27g fat (8g saturated fat) | 163mg cholesterol

707mg sodium | 38g carbohydrate | 3g sugars | 4g fiber | 30g protein.