Mexican Shrimp Quesadillas

servings: 4 

 calories: 400  

 prep time: 15 minutes 
  • 8 whole large shrimp cooked
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cups grated monterey jack cheese
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup mexican red sauce

preparation instructions:

  1. Pour red sauce over shrimp.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Add olive oil in pan and Cook vegetables over high heat until they start to get brown.
  4. Remove from pan and set aside.
  5. Return pan to high heat, then dump in the shrimp with the sauce.
  6. Heat for 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from pan and chop into bite-size pieces.
  8. In a separate pan, heat butter.
  9. Slightly warm and toast tortillas one at a time.
  10. While the tortilla is warming in the pan, sprinkle  tortilla with grated monterey jack cheese.
  11. Layer on vegetables and shrimp.
  12. Sprinkle on cilantro.
  13. Top with a little more cheese and a second tortilla.
  14. Cook 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
  15. Cut each quesadilla into six wedges.

Suggested side dishes:

  • Mexican Rice


  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa
  • Avocado Slices


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