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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Leftover Corned Beef? Try these Recipes!

Cooking with Kaye Newsletter:
Inspired Irish Recipes
For St. Patrick's Day & Beyond  

Weeknight Cheater:
Corned Beef Quesadillas

This puts an unexpected Tex-Mex twist on your corned beef leftovers that is sure to be a big hit with the family. Look for low-carb tortillas in the deli section of your supermarket. Pre-made and toasted quesadillas reheat quickly in the microwave oven for a delicious lunch the following day. 

1/2 pound corned beef, cooked and sliced
1/4 pound Monterrey jack cheese, shredded
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chilies, drained
4 small low-carb tortillas
Cooking spray 

Spray a medium (10-inch) non-stick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Meanwhile layer a tortilla with 2 slices of corned beef, 1 Tablespoon Monterrey jack cheese, 1 Tablespoon diced green chilies. Top with a second tortilla. Slide into the preheated skillet and heat, watching closely for the tortilla to brown and the cheese to melt. Turn once and cook on second side. Remove to cutting board, slice and serve warm. Garnish with tomato slices, avocado and sour cream or salsa if desired.  

*Consider using whole grain tortillas for added fiber and nutrients.

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