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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 2:33 am, Mon Jan 13, 2014.

Delight your taste buds with papaya, bell peppers and a hint of jalapeños in less than 30 minutes!

Ingredients:

  • 6 Mission 96% Fat Free Heart Healthy 8-inch Soft Taco Tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups diced, peeled papaya
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup bottled, roasted bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 cup nonfat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon minced, seeded jalapeños
  • Vegetable cooking spray

Preparation:

  1. Combine papaya, cilantro, red onion and lime juice in a bowl; stir well. Cover, chill and reserve.
  2. Combine goat cheese, bell peppers, cream cheese, and jalapeños in a bowl, and stir well.
  3. Spread about 2 tablespoons cheese mixture over each tortilla, and fold in half.
  4. Cook quesadilla in a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray over medium heat, approximately 3 minutes per side. Cut each quesadilla half into thirds (each person gets 3 wedges).
  5. Arrange quesadilla halves and 1/4 cup papaya mix on each of 6 plates. Garnish with cilantro sprigs if desired.

Serves 6

Preparation

20 minutes

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