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Olive and Goat Cheese Quesadillas

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Quick Facts

Servings: 24
Cook Time: 4 min.
Feta cheese and pita bread gives these quesadillas a Middle Eastern twist.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 4 oz (4 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbs oregano leaves, fresh, minced
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped olives
  • 1 1/2 cups spinach, fresh, chopped
  • 12 pita bread rounds, cut in half
  • Greek Salsa1/2 cup mint, fresh, minced
  • 3 cups plum tomatoes, fresh, diced
  • 1/2 cup scallions, sliced
  • 2 Tbs rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)

Directions

  • Mix feta cheese, goat cheese, mozzarella cheese, cream cheese, oregano and garlic. Stir in olives and spinach. Spread 2 rounded Tbsp. cheese mixture on inside of each pita bread pocket.
  • Place quesadillas on large baking sheet. Bake at 450°F (conventional oven) 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted and quesadilla is toasted. Cut each half into thirds. Serve with Greek Salsa.
  • Greek SalsaCombine all ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 202
  Calories from Fat 85 (42%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(28%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(8%)Cholesterol 25mg
(20%)Sodium 468mg
(4%)Potassium 157mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(20%)Protein 10g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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