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Crab Quesadillas

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Hello Sparkfamily, You are going to LOVE these! Take a peek!


1 pound lump crabmeat
1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into strips (optional)
1 medium onion, sliced into rings
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1-1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
juice of 1/2 lime
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
12 six-inch flour tortillas
vegetable cooking spray
lime slices, salsa, sour cream, and/or guacamole for garnish


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Check the crabmeat for pieces of shell and cartilage. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the green, red, and yellow (if using) bell peppers, onion, and garlic. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
In a large bowl, combine the crabmeat, cilantro, mayonnaise, cayenne, cumin, 1 cup of the Cheddar, 1 cup of the Monterey Jack, lime juice, and jalapeno. Gently fold the ingredients together to avoid breaking the crabmeat.
Place 6 tortillas on large oiled baking sheets. Divide the pepper-onion mixture equally among the tortillas. Divide the crabmeat mixture equally among them. Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup Cheddar and the remaining ½ cup Monterey Jack on top and cover with the tortillas left in the package. Lightly spray the top of each tortilla with vegetable cooking spray. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes. Cut each tortilla into quarters and garnish with lime slices, salsa, sour cream, and/or guacamole. Enjoy!

Thought Of The Day~

People know your name, not your story.
They’ve heard what you’ve done,
but not what you’ve been through.
So take their opinions of you with a grain of salt.
In the end, it’s not what others think,
it’s what you think about yourself that counts.
Sometimes you have to do
exactly what’s best for you and your life,
not what’s best for everyone else!

Have a healthy day! Hugs, Rose:)
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