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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


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
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 2 servings-3 slices each
Amount Per Serving
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Sodium 642 mg
Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Protein 13 g
Exchange 2 very lean meat, 2 starch
Carbohydrate Units 2

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