Black and Blue Quesadillas

A sweet and salty flavor combination is always a huge hit, and the blue cheese and balsamic glaze in these beefy quesadillas is no exception. Pair with Mixed Greens with Lime Vinaigrette for a sensational meal.

Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 11 minutes


4 servings (serving size: 1 quesadilla)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 233
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 20.3 g
Carbohydrate 27.9 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 33.5 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 484 mg
Calcium 26 mg


Cooking spray
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
4 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
1/2 pound thinly sliced low-sodium deli roast beef (such as Boar's Head)
2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
4 teaspoons balsamic glaze (such as Gia Russa)


1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. Remove from heat.

2. Top half of each tortilla evenly with beef, onion, and cheese. Fold tortillas in half.

3. Return pan to heat. Coat pan and both sides of quesadillas evenly with cooking spray. Place 2 quesadillas in pan; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Repeat procedure with remaining quesadillas. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges; drizzle with 1 teaspoon glaze.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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