Prep Time:

Cook time: about 4 minutes per quesadilla

Serves: 4


Found in Taste of Home's Quick Cooking Magazine


  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 can (15 oz.) red salmon, drained, bones and skin removed
  • 1 - 2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tbsp. butter, softened
  • 4 low fat or fat free flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Guacamole or salsa


  1. In a skillet, saute garlic in oil until tender. Stir in salmon, basil, and pepper.
  2. Cook over medium heat until heated through. Meanwhile spread butter over one side of each tortilla. Place tortillas buttered side down, on a griddle. Sprinkle each with 1/2 cup cheese.
  3. Spread 1/2 cup salmon mixture over half of each tortilla. Fold over and cook on low for 1 - 2 minutes on each side. Cut into wedges; serve with guacamole or salsa.
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