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Three-Cheese Quesadillas

You'll swear you're at a restaurant when you take a bite of this cheese quesadilla. I like to make it with low-fat ingredients. —Sandy Smith, Saugerties, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chopped ripe olives
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

  • Spread butter over one side of each tortilla. Spread cream cheese over unbuttered side on half the tortillas. Sprinkle with cheeses, onion, cilantro and olives. Top with remaining tortillas, buttered side up.
  • Cook on a griddle over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 560 calories, 30g fat (16g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 928mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein.

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