Salmon & Provolone Mini-Quesadillas

This is the Salmon & Provolone Mini-Quesadillas recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 16 - 20 mini quesadillas
salmon provolone mini quesadillas
Quick and easy to make, these salmon and Provolone quesadillas are the stars of this video. Serve these colourful stuffed mini-pitas as an after school snack or a meal on the go. They’ll be a guaranteed success!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded Canadian Provolone
  • 1 can (7 1/2 oz/213 g) salmon drained
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) salsa
  • 2 or 3 green onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh coriander
  • Fresh or dried hot chili peppers to taste
  • 16 to 20 mini pita breads
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) melted butter

Preparation

Combine shredded Provolone cheese with salmon, salsa, onions, peppers and fresh coriander. Add hot chilli peppers if desired.

Cut opening into pita pocket just big enough to insert a spoon. Stuff pita breads with cheese/salmon mixture. Pinch openings shut. Place on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.

Brush with melted butter and bake at 375 °F (180 °C) 7-10 minutes or until quesadillas are crispy and filling hot. Serve hot, warm or cold with sour cream and/or more salsa.

Tips

The more interesting alternative cheeses include Canadian Gouda, Mozzarella and Swiss, to name but a few.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 61 Calories
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g
Fat: 3 g
Fibre: 0.3 g
Sodium: 136 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 6 % / 71 mg
Vitamin D: 36 %
Phosphorus: 6 %
Vitamin B12: 6 %
Vitamin C: 6 %