Southwestern Shrimp Quesadillas

  • Servings

    6

    2-wedge servings

  • Prep Time

    10

    minutes

  • Cook Time

    10

    minutes

  • In this fun dish, a Southwestern favorite mingles with Coastal seafood flavor. While a popular party appetizer (think margaritas, queso, Mexican dip), it can easily make a quick, entertaining meal, served with chips and salsa. Mom wears a sombrero.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thinly
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon OLD BAY Less Sodium Seasoning
  • 6 flour tortillas (8-inch)
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high. Add shrimp, peppers, green onions and OLD BAY. Cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  2. Place 3 tortillas on baking sheet. Spread with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese, then top with second tortilla.
  3. Bake 5 minutes or just until cheese melts. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges.
  4. Serve warm with avocado slices and sour cream. Yee-haw.
  • Nutrition Information

    Per Serving

  • 316

    Calories

  • 16g

    Total Fat

  • 129mg

    Cholesterol

  • 729mg

    Sodium

  • 1g

    Fiber

  • 20g

    Protein