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Diabetic & Heart Healthy

These delicious, low calorie quesadillas combine Brie cheese and ripe mangoes. Served with a sweet raspberry dip, these quesadillas are an easy appetizer, brunch or lunch dish.

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Ingredients

    • 2 Tbsp honey
    • 1 cup raspberries, pureed
    • 1 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 cup diced peeled mangos
    • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh chives, plus additional for garnish
    • 1 Tbsp lime juice
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
    • 3 oz light brie cheese, thinly sliced
    • 4 low fat flour tortillas (8-inch diameter)
    • Sliced jalapeño pepper (optional)

Preparation

    • In a small bowl, combine honey, raspberries and lemon juice. Set aside.
    • In another bowl, combine mango, chopped chives, lime juice and cilantro, tossing gently to coat. In a medium nonstick skillet, heat mango mixture over medium-high heat for 2 minutes, or until mixture is heated through.
    • Divide mango mixture and Brie among each tortilla and fold tortillas in half.
    • Lightly coat another medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Cook 2 quesadillas in skillet for 2 minutes on each side, or until tortillas are lightly browned and crisp. Remove from skillet and keep warm. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.
    • Cut each quesadilla into 3 wedges and serve with sauce. Garnish with chive strips and sliced jalapeños, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size:

  • 2 pieces

Per Serving: Calories: 172; Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Sodium: 336mg; Carbohydrates: 31g; Fiber: 4g; Protein: 7g


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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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