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Tomato and Mozzarella Quesadillas With Basil

Tomato and Mozzarella Quesadillas With Basil
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  1. Heat grill to medium. Place 4 of the tortillas on a cutting board and top with the mozzarella and tomatoes, leaving a 1-inch border.
  2. Season with ½ teaspoon of the salt and the pepper and top with the remaining tortillas.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the basil, pine nuts, oil, and remaining salt; set aside.
  4. Cook the quesadillas around the perimeter of the grill until the cheese melts and the tortillas are crisp and golden, about 2 minutes per side.
  5. Immediately cut the quesadillas into wedges and serve with the basil salad.
By September, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 679.62Calories From Fat 49%
  • Calcium 609.57mg
  • Carbohydrate 57.62g
  • Cholesterol 67.19mg
  • Fat 37.24g
  • Fiber 5.42g
  • Iron 5.32mg
  • Protein 29.55mg
  • Sat Fat 14.1g
  • Sodium 1336.8mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Cuisinart Toaster Oven Broiler
Instead of grilling the quesadillas, broil them on a baking sheet, turning once, until they’re golden brown and the cheese has melted.

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