Grilled Zucchini, Tomato and Goat Cheese Quesadillas

Grilled Zucchini, Tomato and Goat Cheese Quesadillas Recipe
Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 468
Fat 24 g
Satfat 13 g
Protein 20 g
Carbohydrate 44 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 1100 mg

Ingredients

8 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled (about 3/4 cup)
1/4 cup pitted, chopped black olives
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2 zucchini (about 1 lb.), thinly sliced lengthwise
Salt
Four 10-inch flour tortillas
2 tomatoes (about 8 oz.), cored and sliced

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to medium-high. Combine goat cheese, olives and onion in a medium bowl.

2. Mist zucchini slices on both sides with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt. Grill, turning after 4 minutes, until cooked through, 8 minutes total.

3. Mist one side of each tortilla with cooking spray. Place tortillas, oiled side down, on work surface. Sprinkle goat cheese mixture over half of each tortilla. Arrange zucchini and tomato slices in layers over cheese. Carefully fold tortillas over to enclose filling.

4. Turn heat to medium-low. Grill quesadillas, turning once, until cheese is melted and filling is heated through, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Cut into wedges and serve.

Note:

August 2009
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