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Pear Quesadillas

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Pear Quesadillas
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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes

An easy way to add more fruit to your day is to incorporate them into your meals. Canned pears and cheese go well together in this quesadilla, with lots of added flavor from basil, onion, and pepper jack cheese.

Ingredients

  • 2 wheat tortillas (8" diameter)
  • 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 canned pear halves (sliced thin)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Sprinkle cheese, onion, and dried basil on half of each tortilla.
     
  2. Place pear slices on top of other ingredients in each tortilla.
     
  3. Brush each side of folded tortillas with olive oil.
     
  4. Heat each folded tortilla in a non-stick skillet until cheese melts, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
     
  5. Cut quesadilla into four pieces and serve immediately.
Source:

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 slices
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 217
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 341 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 269 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 117 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 217
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 20 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 10 g
Minerals
Calcium 269 mg
Potassium 117 mg
Sodium 341 mg
Copper 85 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 23 mg
Phosphorus 175 mg
Selenium 10 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 51 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 22 mcg
Folate 51 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 7 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Grains
1 ounces
Dairy
3/4 cups