Shrimp Quesadilla

Mario Lopez shares his delicious (and healthy) recipe

Shrimp Quesadilla


  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 3 raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 whole-wheat tortilla
  • 1/4 cup low-fat cheese, shredded
  • 2 tbsp salsa
  • 2 tbsp nonfat Greek yogurt


How to Make It
1.) Heat oil in a nonstick skillet.

2.) Add garlic and shrimp, and cook for 1-2 minutes per side..

3.) Add vegetables and sauce; cook for an additional 5 minutes; remove to a bowl.

4.) Spray the skillet with cooking spray, place tortilla in pan, and top half with shrimp mixture and cheese.

5.) Fold tortilla in half and cook for 2 minutes per side, pressing down with a spatula until cheese melts.

6.) Serve topped with salsa and yogurt.

Nutritional Breakdown
Per serving
Calories: 396
Protein: 32 g
Carbs: 37 g
Fat: 11 g
Fiber: 5 g
Serves 4

Recipe from Extra Lean by Mario Lopez and Jimmy Pena


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