Low-Protein RecipesGrilled Portobello Quesadillas

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Grilled Portobello Quesadillas

This grilled portobello quesadilla mixes up traditional fillings with savory mushrooms, scallions, and tasty salsa. Simply delicious. Adapted from Apples to Zucchini by Virginia Schuett and Dorothy Corry.

  • Serving size: 1 tortilla, folded in half
  • PROTEIN per serving: 1.7 g* (not including tortilla)
  • CALORIES per serving: 200
  • Total FAT per serving: 5 g
  • Total CARBS per serving: 38 g
  • # of servings: 6
  • Time to prepare: 30 min

*Protein amount may differ depending on the brands that are used.



  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1½ tsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 portobello mushrooms, 4 inches in diameter, stemmed
  • 2 scallions, white and green portions, thinly sliced
  • 6 tbsp tomato salsa
  • Six 8-inch tortillas


  • 1Prepare grill (or grill pan) by preheating and oiling the top.
  • 2In a small bowl, mix together oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper.
  • 3Brush both sides of mushrooms with oil mixture.
  • 4Grill mushrooms until tender, about 8 to 10 minutes, turning once midway through grilling. Remove from grill and cut into ½-inch thick slices.
  • 5Layer half of each tortilla with an equal portion of mushroom slices and scallions. Add 1 tbsp of salsa. Fold tortilla over filling. Repeat for remaining tortillas.
  • 6Carefully transfer the filled folded tortillas to grill, and grill until slightly blackened, several minutes per side.

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