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Imitation Crab 3-Cheese Quesadillas

Try this Imitation Crab 3-Cheese Quesadillas recipe
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Incorporate imitation crab into your next recipe. Mix together peppers, cheese, and imitation crab for a hearty lunch recipe.

Ingredients

For the dip:

  • 3/4 Cups plain Greek yogurt, for serving
  • 3/4 Cups salsa, for serving dip

For the quesadillas:

  • 1 Cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 8 Ounces canned green chilies
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 Pound imitation crab meat, chopped
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1/2 Cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 Cup sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 Cup Monterey Jack
  • 8 tortillas
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

For the dip:

Combine Greek yogurt and salsa, stir until you get a creamy consistency, set aside.

For the quesadillas:

Add tomatoes, bell peppers and green chilies into mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Combine crab meat into pepper mixture and squeeze in lime juice, stir thoroughly.

Stir in cheese and divide mixture onto tortillas and fold tortillas to close.

On medium heat, 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil on a 10-12 inch pan.

Add 2 quesadillas at a time, 1-2 minutes on each side.

Let cool first then slice into wedges and serve with sauce.
 

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving463
Total Fat20g30%
Sugar13gN/A
Saturated10g48%
Cholesterol64mg21%
Protein24g49%
Carbs51g17%
Vitamin A176µg20%
Vitamin B121µg17%
Vitamin B60.6mg28.5%
Vitamin C210mg100%
Vitamin D0.3µg0.1%
Vitamin E2mg10%
Vitamin K18µg22%
Calcium406mg41%
Fiber6g25%
Folate (food)46µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)46µg11%
Iron2mg14%
Magnesium122mg30%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg13%
Phosphorus724mg100%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium636mg18%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg22.7%
Sodium904mg38%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg11.7%
Trans0.2gN/A
Zinc3mg18%