Olive and Goat Cheese Quesadillas
Feta cheese and pita bread gives these quesadillas a Middle Eastern twist.
- 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)
- 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.
Calories from Fat 85 (42%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(28%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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