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Lower Carb Beef Quesadillas

Marinated beef and plenty of seasonings make a tasty dish. It also works well with strips of chicken breast in place of beef.

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Serves 4people
Ingredients
3
limes, juiced
2
green onions, chopped
3
cloves garlic, minced
1
tsp dried cilantro
2
tbsp vegetable oil
2
red pepper flakes, divided
1/4
tsp ground coriander
1
lb beef strips
4
lower carbohydrate wraps, such as Flatouts brand
2
cup reduced fat cheddar cheese (made with 2% milk)
2
chili powder
Directions
1.
Combine lime juice, green onions, minced garlic, dried cilantro, vegetable oil, 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, ground coriander in a large plastic zippered bag. Add steak strips. Marinate for 12-24 hours.
2.
Heat a skillet over medium heat. Place half of a wrap on the skillet, draping the other half over its edge onto the stovetop or countertop.
3.
On the wrap over the skillet, add 1/4 lb beef strips, 1/2 cup shredded cheese, 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes and 1/2 tsp chili powder. Fold remaining half over the filling ingredients.
4.
Cook for 5 minutes or until bottom half is golden brown.
5.
Flip the quesadilla. Cook the remaining side for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
6.
Repeat steps 2-5 for each quesadilla.
7.
Discard remaining marinade. Serve quesadilla hot with optional salsa and plain nonfat Greek yogurt (in place of sour cream).

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