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  • 1 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 1 pounds - bay scallops (about 2 cups)
  • 4 ounces - cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoons - southwest seasoning
  • 8 - flour tortillas (6-inch diameter)
  • 1 cans - 8 oz. crushed pineapple, drained
  • 4 ounces - shredded Mexican cheese blend (1 cup)
  • 1/4 cups - chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cups - thinly sliced green onion
  • Directions:

    In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat for 1 minute or until hot. Add scallops; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until opaque. Using a slotted spoon, transfer scallops to a platter and set aside.

    In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and seasoning. Spread on 4 tortillas evenly. Layer scallops, pineapple, Mexican cheese, cilantro and green onion evenly on each tortilla. Top with another tortilla; press down gently.

    Clean skillet; lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Place quesadillas in skillet. Cook over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese melts.

    Cut each quesadilla into quarters and serve.

    Brief Description

    Quesadillas filled with scallops, cream cheese, pineapple and southwest seasonings.

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    Category:  Fish or seafood

    Cuisine:  Caribbean

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 10 min


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    May 28, 2020

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