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Guacamole with Grilled Quesadillas

Guacamole with Grilled Quesadillas

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 631
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Grill: 2 mins
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Ingredients

guacamole
  • 3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 large tortillas (wraps)
  • 12 ounces Manchego cheese, grated (3 cups)

Directions

Guacamole
  1. Cut avocados into large chunks and place in a medium bowl. Add lime juice, salt and pepper and mash to desired consistency. Stir in tomato, cilantro, jalapeno and garlic. Set aside.
Quesadillas.
  1. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Melt butter in a cast-iron skillet set on grill rack. Add onion and salt and cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Carefully remove pan from grill.
  2. Place 2 tortillas on grill and spread half of each with some of the onion. Grill 30 seconds. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the cheese over each tortilla and fold to enclose filling. Grill 1 minute, then flip over and grill 30 more seconds. Repeat with remaining tortillas, onion and cheese. Cut each quesadilla into wedges and serve with guacamole.

Nutrition Information for Guacamole with Grilled Quesadillas

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 631 cal., 40 g total fat (15 g sat. fat), 64 mg chol., 1045 mg sodium, 46 g carb. (15 g fiber), 25 g pro.

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