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Low Calorie Veggie Quesadillas

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Prep information

Serves
2
Recipe by
Aaqib at Lo-Dough

Nutritional information (per portion (half quesadilla))

Calories
165 kcal
Fat
1.5g
Carbs
11.5g
Fibre
11.5g
Protein
22g

Veggie Quesadillas with Lo-Dough and Cheese

An easy to make recipe that brings you a taste of Mexico - all for 161 calories a portion. Sometimes it's just too good to be true. This recipe has five different vegetables running through it, with a little spice and a lot of cheese. Specifically, Eatlean's Protein cheese - low fat, but high taste and high protein.

You can add salsa and sour cream (or fat-free yoghurt as a healthier alternative) if you like, but the taste is all there without it. Serve alongside a mixed salad and if you want some healthy fats, go with some avocado.

Low Calorie Veggie Quesadilla

This recipe will feed two (if you are cooking for one, cut a piece of Lo-Dough in half to create a base and lid and halve the ingredient quantities).

Ingredients

Serves 2
  • 2 pieces of Lo-Dough
  • 80g of Eatlean cheese
  • 65g of red onion (half an onion), chopped
  • 65g of red pepper (half a red pepper), chopped
  • 65g of button mushrooms (approx. 3 mushrooms), chopped
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • Half a red chilli, finely chopped
  • A teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • A handful of fresh coriander
  • 6-8 sprays of Fry-Light

What you'll need

This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:

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Method

  1. In a large frying pan, in a about 4 sprays of oil, fry all the chopped vegetables and paprika for 10 minutes on a medium heat, stirring regularly.
  2. Add the cooked veg to a bowl and mix in the grated cheese, keeping a little of the cheese back.
  3. Wipe the pan and spray a little oil in - add a piece of Lo-Dough and brown on both sides for 20-30 seconds or so. Remove the Lo-Dough.
  4. Spray the pan with a little more oil and place in the other piece of Lo-Dough. Immediately add the veg/cheese mix and put the other piece of Lo-Dough on top. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese. Cook in the pan on a low heat for 5 mins. Then transfer to a hot oven for another 5 mins or until the cheese is fully melted.
  5. Serve alongside any accompaniments you like. Suggestions in description.

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