Fittest loser
Article updated: 12/2/2013 2:15 PM

Grilled Pear, Brie and Walnut Quesadilla

Grilled pears partner with walnuts and brie for a quesadilla that can be an appetizer or entree.

Grilled pears partner with walnuts and brie for a quesadilla that can be an appetizer or entree.

 

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

 1 of 1 
 
text size: AAA

1 whole wheat tortilla (10-inch, 90 calories)

½ Comice pear, cored and thinly sliced

Advertisement

1 ounce brie, thinly sliced

¼teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

Heat indoor or outdoor grill for direct cooking. Coat grates with non-stick cooking spray.

Place pear slices on grill and cook for about 3 minutes on each side. Remove pear slices from grill and place onto half of the tortilla.

Next, layer the cheese and walnuts. Sprinkle with cinnamon and fold tortilla in half to before placing back on grill. Flip quesadilla after cheese begins to melt to brown other side. Grill for about 5 minutes on each side.

Remove from grill and serve.

Serves one.

Cook's note: This main dish recipe is so delicious that it tastes like dessert. Cut into wedges and serve it as an appetizer for holiday parties.

Nutrition values per serving: 283 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated), 33 g carbohydrate, 16 g fiber, 16 g protein, 508 mg sodium.

Comments ()
We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social and constructive discussion. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
Latest Video

MostViewed

Today
Yesterday
Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad

    MarketsReport

    DHExtras

       
    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North

    FacebookActivity

    BusinessDirectory

    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.