Shrimp Quesadillas with Tomato Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Tracey Young Modified: March 21, 2022
Shrimp Quesadillas with Tomato Avocado Salsa Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Quesadillas with Tomato Avocado Salsa

These shrimp quesadillas are filled with seasoned shrimp and gooey cheese! It’s also made fresh avocado, tomato, and lime for a more tasteful dish.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 16large shrimp,cleaned and deveined
  • cumin,to taste
  • garlic powder,to taste
  • salt and fresh pepper,to taste
  • cooking spray
  • 4scallions,chopped
  • 6oz75% Cabot’s Light Vermont Cheddar,shredded
  • 8whole wheat flour tortillas,6-inch, low carb

For Tomato Avocado Salsa:

  • 1medium tomato,diced
  • 1hass avocado,diced
  • 1lime,juiced
  • 1tbspcilantro,chopped
  • 1tbspred onion,finely minced

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, avocado, red onion, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper.

  2. Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, cumin, and garlic powder.

  3. Lightly spray a hot skillet on medium heat with cooking spray, then add the shrimp and scallions.

  4. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until the shrimp is cooked though.

  5. Remove from heat, then cut the shrimp in half lengthwise. Set aside.

  6. Heat skillet on medium heat, then lightly it spray with oil.

  7. Add the tortilla, then top with ¼ of the cheese, 8 shrimp halves, and tomato avocado salsa. When the cheese is melted and the bottom of the tortilla is golden brown, place the other tortilla on top.

  8. Put a plate on top of the quesadilla to flip it over onto the plate, then slide the other side onto the skillet.

  9. Cook for another minute, then remove with a spatula.

  10. Cut into wedges, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 615.37kcal
  • Fat: 32.79g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.64g
  • Carbohydrates: 59.30g
  • Fiber: 7.27g
  • Sugar: 4.63g
  • Protein: 23.79g
  • Cholesterol: 78.65mg
  • Sodium: 1170.95mg
  • Calcium: 497.40mg
  • Potassium: 596.31mg
  • Iron: 4.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 152.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.23mg
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