Shrimp Quesadillas

  • 2 Servings
  • Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 4 flour tortillas (burrito size)
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend


  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir onion and chopped pepper until tender. Add the shrimp, cumin and ground pepper; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in tomato.
  • Coat the same skillet with cooking spray; add one tortilla. Layer a spoonful of cheese, 1/4 mixture, and another spoonful of cheese on half of the tortilla.  Fold empty half of tortilla over the mix. Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned; remove. Repeat with remaining tortillas, cheese and shrimp mixture, spraying pan as needed. 

Yield: 3 servings.

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Nutrition Facts: 1 quesadilla equals 333 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 181 mg cholesterol, 777 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.


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