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Quesadillas from Weight Watchers

Quesadillas - Weight Watchers Recipe

Just 9 ProPoints per serving - this recipe will make two servings. The easy to follow Weight Watchers ProPoints plan means that being on a diet doesn't have to mean eating boring food.

Quesadillas Weight Watchers

Although they're healthy to eat they are really delicious and you'd never think of these as diet food, just take a look at what's in them.

Weight Watchers ingredients for Quesadillas

All that's missing from the above picture are the tortilla wraps and a little grated cheese.

We love the fresh taste of the tomatoes, onion, cucumber and avocado.

The Weight Watchers recipe was straightforward to follow and in just 15 minutes the quesadillas were on our plates and ready to eat!

How to make Weight Watchers Quesadillas

No fancy equipment needed to make these, just a chopping board, sharp knife and a frying pan.

Make the salsa by chopping the avocado flesh along with the red onion, tomato, cucumber and some chopped coriander - you can use parsley if you wish.

Add a squeeze of lemon juice and season with a little salt and pepper.

Sprinkle half the salsa over one half of a tortilla wrap and cheese over the entire surface.

Cook in a frying pan over medium heat for a couple of minutes until the tortilla is golden underneath.

Fold the tortilla over the filling, slide onto a plate and serve - it's as simple as that!

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Author: Jan Bennett
Weight Watchers Quesadillas

Weight Watchers Quesadillas

This serves 2 for a light meal (4 for a snack).
Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 2 MinTotal time: 7 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 Avocado pear - peeled, pitted and finely chopped
  • 1 small, red onion - finely chopped
  • 1 large tomato - finely chopped
  • 1 portion cucumber, roughly 5cm - finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coriander - chopped
  • Lemon juice - fresh
  • 2 teaspoons, of vinegar
  • a pinch of salt, and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 medium-sized tortilla wraps
  • 25 g Cheddar cheese - grated

Instructions

  1. First make the salsa by mixing together the avocado, red onion, tomato, cucumber and coriander or parsley.
  2. Add a few drops of lemon juice or vinegar and season with a little salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a heavy-based frying pan and add one tortilla. Sprinkle half the cheese over the entire surface, then half the salsa over one half of the tortilla.
  4. Cook over a medium heat for 1-2 minutes, until the tortilla is golden brown underneath and the cheese has started to melt. 
  5. Fold the tortilla in half to cover the filling. Slide onto a plate and slice in two. Repeat with the remaining tortilla.
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