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Program #685

Rhonda Matthews

Easy Quesadillas

Essentials:

Oil for pan
Tortillas
Grated Cheese (Monterey Jack, Cheddar, or mixture of both)
Cooked bite size pieces of Chicken or Beef

Extras:

Chopped Tomatoes
Olives
Chopped Onions
Sliced Mushrooms

Toppers for the Finished Quesadilla (optional):

Guacamole
Sour Cream
Salsa
Cilantro


Assembly: Use scant amount of oil to coat pan. Lay one tortilla on hot pan and sprinkle lightly with grated cheese followed by meat of your choice. Add any extras you desire. Allow tortilla to sit undisturbed until cheese begins to melt (approximately 2 minutes), then fold tortilla into half moon shape. Tortilla should be golden brown on both sides when ready to remove from pan.

Can be cut into wedges or left whole for serving.

Add toppers of your choice before serving.

Quick Summer Vegetables

1 Tablespoon Canola Oil
1/2 Cup Summer Squash
1/2 Cup Green Zucchini
1/2 Cup Cherry Tomatoes
1 teaspoon basil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a sauté pan, bring oil to medium high heat. Add summer squash and zucchini and cook quickly until tender crisp. Add cherry tomatoes and cook until just heated through. Stir in basil, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Peach Tea

2 quarts brewed tea
1 can peach nectar (or apricot nectar)
1/4 cup sugar (optional)


Stir sugar into brewed tea (if desired.) Then, stir in peach nectar. Serve over ice.

Light N Lemon Pie

1 (.3 ounce) package sugar free lemon gelatin
2 cartons lowfat lemon yogurt
1 carton light frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)

Combine gelatin and yogurt until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into crust and refrigerate until ready to serve.


John Adams, 2nd President of the USA

The preservation of liberty depends upon the intellectual and moral character of the people. As long as knowledge and virtue are diffused generally among the body of a nation, it is impossible they should be enslaved.
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