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Veggie quesadillas

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Veggie quesadillas

Method

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Cut the eggplants into thin rounds and add them to the pan. Add salt, pepper, and cook them for 4-5 minutes on both sides. Remove and set aside.
  • Cut the pepper into thin strips and add them to the hot pan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook them for 3-4 minutes and set aside.
  • Cut the zucchini into thin slices and add them to the pan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook them for 2-3 minutes and set aside. 
  • Cut the mushrooms into thin slices and add them to the pan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook them for 2-3 minutes and set aside.
  • Transfer the vegetables to a cutting board and cut them into small pieces. Mix and add them into a bowl. 
  • Add the paprika, the chili pepper finely chopped, the garlic grated, the lemon zest, and mix.
  • Place 2 tortillas on your working surface and spread the cream cheese over them. 
  • Divide the 100 g mixed cheeses, the vegetables, and the coriander among them, and fold the tortillas like a calzone. 
  • Place a frying pan over low heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add the quesadillas and cook them for 2 minutes until golden. Flip them over, spread the rest of the cheese, cover with a lid, and allow 1-2 minutes for the cheese to melt.
  • Remove and serve with coriander and guacamole. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

517
Calories (kcal)
26 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

40.0
Total Fat (g)
57 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

16.0
Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

22.0
Total Carbs (g)
8 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

5.0
Sugars (g)
6 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

16.0
Protein (g)
32 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.3
Fibre (g)
17 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.5
Sodium (g)
25 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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