Corn and Sun-Dried Tomato Quesadilla with Smoked Mozzarella

Corn and Sun-Dried Tomato Quesadilla with Smoked Mozzarella Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr
We liked this cold, but you can warm it in a toaster oven or microwave. Serve with a tossed salad, and treat them like they are croutons (as pictured on page 127).

Yield:

1 serving (serving size: 4 wedges)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 257
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fat 9.2 g
Satfat 4.1 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 10.4 g
Carbohydrate 36.6 g
Fiber 4.6 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 525 mg
Calcium 242 mg

Ingredients

1/4 teaspoon olive oil
2 (6-inch) corn tortillas
Cooking spray
1/3 cup fresh or frozen, thawed, corn kernels
1 tablespoon chopped red onion
1 1/2 teaspoons sun-dried tomato sprinkles
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded smoked mozzarella cheese

Preparation

Pour oil onto one side of a tortilla. Place second tortilla over oiled side of first tortilla, and rub tortillas together to spread oil evenly over both tortillas.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add corn; cook 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Place corn in a bowl. Add onion, sun-dried tomato, salt, and pepper to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add to the corn mixture. Wipe pan with paper towels; recoat with cooking spray.

Heat pan over medium-high heat. Place one tortilla, oiled side down, in pan. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over tortilla; top with corn mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons cheese; top with remaining tortilla, oiled side up. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until cheese melts and tortilla is crisp. Cut into 4 wedges.

Maureen Callahan,

Cooking Light

July 2004
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