Egg White Southwestern Quesadillas

  • Prep time: 10 min
  • Makes: 4
  • Cook time: 5 min
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1 avocado, chopped
1/2 cup / 125 ml salsa
1 cup / 250 ml shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
4 large whole wheat tortillas
1 cup / 250 ml Naturegg Simply Egg Whites
2 tsp / 10 ml butter


  1. Melt butter in small nonstick skillet on medium-low heat. Shake egg whites well and pour into skillet; cook for 1-2 minutes, or until bottom is golden and eggs are no longer runny. Using a rubber spatula, fold the other half of the omelette over.

  2. Top tortilla with cheese and avocado. Slide omelette onto tortilla and fold in half.

  3. Place quesadilla on skillet to warm, 1-2 minutes or until tortilla is browned and cheese has melted. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make the other servings. Serve with salsa.


  1. Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.

This recipe was made with:

Naturegg Simply Egg Whites

Made from 100% pure egg whites. We mean simple.

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