Michigan Apple Recipes

Caramelized Apple and Cheese Quesadillas

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Caramelized Apple and Cheese Quesadillas


  • 4 tsp. butter

  • 1 medium unpeeled cored Golden Delicious or Gala apple, sliced

  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar

  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 2 (6-inch) whole grain tortillas

  • 2 slices reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese

  • Sour cream (optional)


Nutrition Facts:

(1 quesadilla per serving):

  • Calories 598

  • Total Fat 21g

  • Sat. Fat. 12g

  • Trans. Fat 0g

  • Cholesterol 45mg

  • Sodium 1051mg

  • Total Carbohydrates 82g

  • Dietary Fiber 6g

  • Total Sugars 34g

  • Protein 20g


Sauté apples in butter in skillet on medium heat 3-4 minutes or until apples are soft and lightly browned. Add brown sugar and cinnamon. Cook 1-2 minutes on medium-low until sugar is dissolved.

Overlap cheese slices on 1 of the tortillas. Top with apple mixture; cover with second tortilla.

Heat skillet on medium-high heat. Cook tortilla 2-3 minutes per side or until lightly browned and cheese is melted.

Cut into quarters and serve with sour cream.

Makes 1 Serving

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