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Grilled Quick and Cheesy Quesadillas with Spicy Mango Salsa



  1. 4 flour tortillas, fajita size, 8-inch
  2. 4 oz. (1 cup) monterey jack cheese, shredded
  3. 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  4. 1 1/2-2 Tbsp. San-J® Sweet and Hot Chili Sauce
  5. 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves

Spicy Mango Salsa

  • 1 mango, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 2 Tbsp. red onion, diced
  • 1 – 1 1/2 Tbsp. San-J® Sweet and Hot Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste



  1. Heat grill to medium heat. Place tortillas on work surface.
  2. On half of each tortilla layer 1/2 cup cheese and tomatoes; drizzle with San-J Sweet and Hot Chili Sauce and sprinkle with cilantro leaves. Fold the tortillas in half over filling.
  3. Spray both sides of quesadillas with non-stick cooking spray. Place quesadillas on grill over medium heat; cook until tortillas are golden brown and cheese is slightly melted, 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  4. Cut into wedges. Serve with Mango Salsa.

Spicy Mango Salsa:

  1. In a medium bowl combine all ingredients. Store in refrigerator. Makes 1 cup.

Servings: 4 appetizer portions

For Quesadillas: Nutritional information per serving: Calories 240.1, Fat 11.4g, Cholesterol 25.0mg, Carbohydrates 24.3g, Fiber 2.1g, Protein 10.9g, Sodium 418.8mg. For Spicy Mango Salsa: Nutritional information per serving: Calories 31.8, Fat .25g, Cholesterol 0mg, Carbohydrates 7.8g, Fiber 1.0g, Protein 0.5g, Sodium 48.6mg.

Nutritional data in these recipes is approximate. It is provided by manufactures or through analysis with industry software that uses USDA data. Persons on special diets requiring more specific nutrient data should consult a physician or registered dietician.

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