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Tasty Turkey Quesadillas

Tasty Turkey Quesadillas

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Kids and adults alike will love these tasty lunchtime quesadillas with a side of sweet salsa.


  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 2 tbsp red onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 whole grain tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded low-fat cheese (of your choice)
  • 2 cups cooked turkey breast, chopped


  1. To prepare the salsa, combine cranberries, red onion, lemon juice, cumin, jalapeño and salt in a bowl and cover to refrigerate.
  2. To prepare the quesadillas, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil to the pan, followed by one tortilla.
  3. Sprinkle ¼ cup cheese onto the tortilla and top with ½ cup of turkey. Fold tortilla to close. Cook until the cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes per side.
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 for the remaining tortillas, adding a little extra oil olive to the pan if necessary to prevent sticking.
  5. Cut each quesadilla into four wedges and serve with prepared salsa.


This article first appeared in the September 2020 edition of the HealthPerks newsletter.

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