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Program #683

Michela Mitchell

Beef Fajita Quesadilla Wedges

Makes 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 15 min


1 bag (16-ounce) frozen pepper stir-fry blend (green, red and yellow peppers and onions)
1 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1 cup prepared salsa
1 tablespoon butter, softened
8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
16 ounces, beef fajita strips, prepared
1-1/2 cups mild Cheddar cheese, shredded

Prepare stir-fry pepper blend according to package directions. Mix yogurt and salsa and set aside. Spread butter evenly on 1 side of each tortilla and layer cooked peppers and onions, thawed fajita beef strips and cheese evenly on unbuttered side of 4 tortillas and cover with remaining tortillas, butter side up. Grill each quesadilla in large skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes on each side or until golden and cheese melts. Cut into wedges and serve with dipping sauce.

Serving Suggestion: Coleslaw (made from bag of coleslaw mix and 1/2 bottle of coleslaw dressing); fruit salad (made from canned pineapple chunks & fresh strawberries) and a glass of cold milk.

Nutrition Facts per serving:
Calories: 370
Calories from Fat: 160
Total Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 7g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 40mg
Sodium: 730mg
Protein: 18g
Calcium: 30% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate: 33g
Dietary Fiber: 3g


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