University of Illinois Extension

Philly Steak Quesadilla


1 green pepper, thinly sliced
½ medium onion, thinly sliced
6 tablespoons shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese
4 slices deli-sliced roast beef
2 low-fat 10 inch flour tortillas
Cooking spray


  1. Cook peppers and onion on medium heat in a non-stick skillet until onions tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet.
  2. Spray skillet with cooking spray. Add one tortilla. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons cheese. Top with 4 slices beef. Add vegetables. Top with tortilla.
  3. Cook on medium heat about 3 minutes. Use spatula to flip the quesadilla. Cook additional 3 minutes. Slide from skillet onto cutting board. Cut into 6 slices.

Total time: 20 minutes
Preparation time: 20 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Calories: 213
Calories From Fat: 36
Total Fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 18 mg
Sodium: 642 mg
Protein: 13 g
Carbohydrates: 30 g
Dietary Fiber: 10 g
Exchange: 2 very lean meat, 2 starch
Carbohydrate Units: 2