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Shrimp QuesadillasServes: 4


• 8 ounces cooked shrimp, diced
• 1 orange bell pepper, roasted or grilled and finely diced
• 2/3 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed
• 1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
• 2 tablespoons all-natural barbecue sauce
• Four 10-inch flour tortillas
• 2 teaspoons canola oil


Combine the shrimp, bell pepper, corn kernels, cheese, and barbecue sauce in a bowl. 

Divide the mixture evenly and spread over half of each tortilla.  Fold over, press down gently, and set aside. 

Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. 
Add two of the quesadillas and cook until the tortillas become crisp and golden on the bottom, about 3 minutes.  Flip the tortillas and cook an additional 2 minutes. 

Repeat with the remaining oil and quesadillas. 

Cut into quarters and serve.

Nutrition Information:
380 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated, 0.5g omega-3s), 780mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 23g protein, 25% vitamin A, 70% vitamin C, 20% calcium, 25% iron

Recipe Courtesy of:  The Shrimp Council and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD & Liz Weiss, MS, RD, Cofounders,
Photo Courtesy of:  © Susan Stevenson –


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