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Salmon Quesadillas

"I like simple recipes that get me out of the kitchen fast, so my husband and I can spend more time with our two boys," comments Heidi Main of Anchorage, Alaska. "These super-quick wedges are always a hit...and a tasty change of pace from salmon patties."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) salmon, drained, bones and skin removed
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Guacamole or salsa

Directions

  • In a skillet, saute garlic in oil until fragrant. Stir in the salmon, basil and pepper; heat through.
  • Meanwhile, spread butter over one side of each tortilla. Place tortillas on a griddle, buttered side down. Sprinkle one half of each tortilla with 1/4 cup cheese and a fourth of the salmon; top each with 1/4 cup cheese. Fold other half over filling.
  • Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut each into wedges; serve with guacamole or salsa.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 664 calories, 39g fat (19g saturated fat), 142mg cholesterol, 1264mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 48g protein.

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