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Turkey quesadilla

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Stacked slices of a turkey quesadilla
Serves
Serves:
8
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/8 of prepared recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

1 pound ground turkey
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
2 cups chopped vegetables (tomatoes, green beans, peas, carrots, peppers, zucchini, etc.)
8 whole wheat tortillas
 

Directions

Directions

  1. In a skillet, cook ground turkey until completely cooked. Drain and rinse.
  2. Add cheese and vegetables.
  3. Place 1/4 cup of turkey mixture on a tortilla. Fold over or roll.
  4. Heat and lightly brown in skillet or in the oven.
     
Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations
  • Quesadillas are a great way to use up leftover cooked meats or vegetables. Just add them instead of the fresh ingredients.
  • Make half your plate vegetables! You can stretch food dollars and eat healthier by adding your favorite vegetable to your recipes. Experiment with new foods and have fun!
     
Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 8
Amount per serving
Calories
236
Total Fat
9.1 g
Saturated Fat
3.5 g
Cholesterol
41.3 mg
Sodium
295 mg
Total Carbohydrates
22.1 g
Dietary Fiber
5.1 g
Total Sugar
2.4 g
Protein
16.6 g
Allergens:
Dairy
Wheat
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Time to make
Time to make:
15 minutes preparation; 15 minutes cook time
Recipe Credit
Recipe Credit:
University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff
Category
Category:
Main Dishes
Special Criteria
Special Criteria:
Whole Grains

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