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Defeat Diabetes
150 153rd Ave,
Suite 300

Madeira Beach, FL 33708

Grilled Brie and Pear Quesadillas

Source: Meals Matter

This is a creamy and sweet version of a classic. An excellent and elegant combination.

Number of Servings: 8

Special Features

Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)
Good Source of Calcium


1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion, peeled and sliced
4 burrito size flour tortillas
6 oz Brie cheese, sliced
1-1/2 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
1 small, ripe Bartlett pear, cored and thinly sliced
2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme


1. Melt butter in a large skillet.

2. Add onion and cook over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until caramelized stirring frequently.

3. Lay tortillas on a flat surface.

4. Place equal amounts of cheeses, pears, caramelized onions and thyme on half of each tortilla; fold over to enclose filling.

5. Place on a grill over low heat and cook for about 3-5 minutes per side or until cheese is melted and tortilla is crisp and golden.

Nutrient Information

Calories: 260
Total Fat: 16 g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.8 g
Carbohydrates: 23 g
Protein: 12 g
Vitamin A: 338 IU
Vitamin C: 2 mg
Calcium: 235 mg
Sodium: 390 mg
Iron: 1.2 mg
Fiber: 2 g

Updated July 29, 2013

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