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Atkins Baked Quesadillas
4.7g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Style:Mexican
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Moderate

42.1g

Protein

43.5g

Fat

4.6g

Fiber

583.9kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp Light Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped Onions
  • 16 oz Pork Chops or Roasts (Center Rib, Bone-In)
  • 8 oz Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Green Tomato Chile Sauce (Salsa Verde)
  • 1 pepper Jalapeno Peppers
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro (Coriander)
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 4 serving Mama Lupe's, 7-inch Low-Carb Tortilla

DIRECTIONS

Make sure the tortillas contain no more than 3 grams of Net Carbs each. Serve with sour cream and additional red or green salsa, if desired.  This may also be used appetizer if desired by cutting into smaller slices.  Cooked diced chicken or steak may be subsituted for the pork.
 
  1. Heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chopped white onion 5 minutes, until softened.  If your pork is raw, remove onions from the pan add 1 tsp of oil and cook the pork chops seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper for 5-6 minutes per side until cooked through.  Cool then dice into bite sized pieces.
  3. Transfer onions to a bowl. Add cooked diced pork, shredded cheese, green salsa, chopped jalapeño, minced cilantro, pepper and salt. Mix well. 
  4. Brush one side of each tortilla with remaining oil.
  5. Spoon one-fourth of pork mixture over half of non-oiled side of each tortilla and fold in half over the filling. 
  6. Place on a baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes, until crisp and golden. 

Cooking Tip

Whether you're feeding a family or cooking for one, you can update the serving settings above to reveal the required amount of ingredients.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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