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Frances Janisch

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Season with ½ teaspoon of the salt and the pepper and top with the remaining tortillas.

  • In a medium bowl, combine the basil, pine nuts, oil, and remaining salt; set aside.

  • 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.

  • Immediately cut the quesadillas into wedges and serve with the basil salad.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 609.6mg; 680 calories; calories from fat 49%; carbohydrates 57.6g; cholesterol 67.2mg; fat 37.2g; fiber 5.4g; iron 5.3mg; protein 29.6mg; saturated fat 14.1g; sodium 1336.8mg.