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Pepper Jack Quesadillas Recipe

Atkins Pepper Jack Quesadillas
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 28 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 2 tbsp Canola Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup, shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/2 oz Cilantro (Coriander)
  • 2 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
  • 6 tortilla Low Carb Tortillas


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add diced onion and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer onions to a small bowl and cool. Wipe out skillet.
  3. Place tortillas on work surface. Sprinkle the lower half of each with 1/4 cup cheese, 1 tablespoon white onion and 1/2 teaspoon cilantro. Fold each tortilla in half over filling to form a semicircle.
  4. Heat the skillet over medium heat. Add the quesadillas two or three at a time, and cook until lightly browned and the cheese has melted, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  5. Transfer the quesadillas to a cutting board, and repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut quesadillas into four wedges.

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

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