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Quick and Cheesy Quesadillas

Categories: Food
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

For a snack that's warm and cheesy, combine whole grain tortillas and cheese. Great to split or share with Mom!

Serves: 4 servings


  • Four 6-8-inch whole wheat tortillas
  • 2/3 cup low-fat, shredded Colby, Monterey Jack, or Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup fat-free refried beans (optional)
  • Salsa (optional)

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  1. If using refried beans, spread half of the 1/4 cup on one tortilla with a table knife. Place the tortilla, bean side up, in a skillet at medium heat. Sprinkle half of the cheese over the tortilla. Top with 1 plain tortilla.
  2. Cook over medium heat about 3 minutes, or until cheese begins to melt. Use a pancake turner to heat the other side. Repeat with the remaining tortillas, refried beans, and cheese. Cut each quesadilla into 6 triangles. Serve with salsa, if you like.

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