Desserts

Red, White & Blueberry Pretzel Parfaits

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Looking for a patriotic dessert for the upcoming summer celebrations? I've got just the thing for you, Red, White & Berry Parfaits! This dessert combines a salty crunch from pretzels and a silky cream cheese layer, all topped with sweet berries!

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Pretzel Layer
2 c. crushed pretzels
2 Tbsp. powdered sugar
? c. melted butter
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Cream Cheese Layer
1 pkg (8 oz.) cream cheese
½ c. powdered sugar
1 carton whipped topping
Zest of 1 lemon
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Fruit Layer
3 c. strawberries cleaned and quartered
2 c. blueberries cleaned
½ c. water
3 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 c. sugar
Mix together pretzel layer and press into a 9x13 pan. Bake 10 minute at 350°. Cool. Baking off the pretzels helps keep them crisp among the fruit and cream cheese layers. Beat together cream cheese, sugar,...
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Nutritions

Calories
684

Sodium
1635mg
68% DV

Fat
13g
20% DV

Protein
15g
30% DV

Carbs
131g
44% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV

Not just your average chicken quesadilla recipe! Stuffed with sweet corn, zesty black beans, and sauteed peppers and onions, the cheesy, flavorful, Mexican-inspired meal is a family-friendly dinner for any night of the week. Garnish each plate with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or pickled red onions, and serve the quesadillas with a side of tortilla chips, pico de gallo, and summer corn salad. It's a fast, fresh, and tasty supper!

1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion
1/2 red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1 c cooked, chopped chicken
15.5 oz can black beans
1 c corn
3/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t chili powder
1/4 t smoked paprika
ground black pepper ( to taste )
2 T chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
8 flour tortillas
1 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1815

Sodium
2358mg
98% DV

Fat
130g
201% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
90g
30% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV