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Cheese and Onion Quesadillas

Cheese and Onion Quesadillas

Oxmoor House JULY 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 quesadilla)


  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium)
  • 4 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream


Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from pan. Wipe pan with a paper towel.

Coat pan with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Place 1 tortilla in pan. Cook 1 minute or until bottom of tortilla is golden. Sprinkle one-fourth each of onion, cheese, and cumin over half of tortilla. Fold tortilla in half. Cook tortilla 1 minute on each side or until golden and cheese melts. Repeat procedure with remaining tortillas, onion, cheese, and cumin.

To serve, top each quesadilla with 2 tablespoons salsa and 2 tablespoons sour cream.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 237
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 5.8g
  • Saturated fat: 3.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Carbohydrate: 31.4g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 650mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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