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Tuna Quesadillas

Tuna Quesadillas

72 Ratings
72 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This quesadilla can be cooked quickly in the microwave or on the stove. Serve with a fresh salad and an apple for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 can tuna fish, packed in water (6.5 ounces, drained)
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, light
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat (grated)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Mix tuna with mayonnaise.

Microwave

3. Spoon filing onto half of each tortilla. Top filling with cheese and fold tortilla in half. Microwave on high for 60 seconds. Turn the plate halfway through cooking time.

OR

Stovetop

3. Divide mixture onto two tortillas. Top with cheese and the remaining two tortillas. Spray a skillet with non-stick cooking spray. Brown quesadillas on both sides.



4. Cut in half before serving.

Source:

Utah State University Cooperative Extension

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 prepared tortilla, 1/4 of recipe (89g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 229
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 546 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 132 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 164 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 229
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 12 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 82 mg
Cholesterol 19 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Minerals
Calcium 132 mg
Potassium 164 mg
Sodium 546 mg
Copper 97 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 23 mg
Phosphorus 190 mg
Selenium 43 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 16 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 1.1 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 89 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 6 mg
Choline 19 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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