Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Wednesday Wellness - Pizza Quesadillas

What you need:
  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2/3 cup fresh or frozen spinach, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup marinara sauce (store-bought or homemade)
  • Cooking spray
  • A 10- to 12-inch skillet
  • Thin spatula (metal preferred)
What to do:
  1. Lay 2 tortillas on a flat surface. Divide spinach and cheese between the tortillas.
  2. Top with remaining 2 tortillas.
  3. Place skillet over medium heat. Lightly coat pan with cooking spray.
  4. Gently slide 1 pizzadilla into the pan and cook until light golden brown on one side (about 1-2 minutes).
  5. Using a thin spatula, gently flip over the pizzadilla and cook for 30-60 seconds more or until cheese is fully melted.
  6. Remove pizzadilla and cut into triangles. Repeat with remaining pizzadilla.
  7. Serve with marinara sauce for dipping.
  8. You can wrap and refrigerate leftovers to take to school for lunch.


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