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Yellow Squash Quesadilla

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: yellow squash
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 people
Calories: 152kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
These quesadillas make an easy lunch or appetizer for dinner. They can be served with sour cream and or salsa if desired, but I usually just eat them plain.
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  • 1 low carb tortilla
  • 1/4 cup yellow summer squash sliced and steamed
  • 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese shredded


  • Spray or lightly oil frying pan over medium high heat.
  • Place tortilla in center of pan.
  • Sprinkle cheese on one half of tortilla staying about a half inch or so from edge.
  • Layer squash over cheese.
  • Sprinkle a bit more cheese over squash.
  • Fold tortilla over.
  • When bottom is lightly brown, turn over to brown other side if desired.
  • Remove from pan, cool slightly and slice.



Makes 1 serving
Net carbs per serving: about 5-7g depending on tortilla brand
Feel free to change up the filling with sliced peppers, add spices, vary the cheese, and or add in cooked chicken.


Serving: 1batch | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 384mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 1.1mg

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