It’s only been one day since I’ve discovered Dukan-friendly tortillas and I’ve already taken it to another level: Breakfast Quesadillas! These quesadillas can be stuffed with your breakfast favorites including sausage, bacon, eggs, steak, cheese, etc. I had my quesadillas oozing with a 4-cheese blend and stuffed with bacon and egg whites. What a perfect way to start off your day!
First, make the Homemade Dukan Tortillas recipe found here. Note: use a large pan to create 2 large tortillas instead of 4 smaller ones as the original recipe makes.
2 large Homemade Dukan Tortillas
5 strips lean, center-cut bacon (6% fat or less)
1 slice fat free american cheese, cut into small squares
1/2 cup reduced fat cheese blend of your choice (I recommend parmesan & mozzarella)
Salsa (to be used as a condiment)
In a skillet, cook bacon until crispy. Allow it to cool, and cut into 1 inch pieces.
In a small pan, heat cooking spray on medium heat and pour 1/2 of the egg-white mixture at a time and tilt to form a round shape.
Cook for 2-3 minutes, flip, and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Repeat steps to create a second egg-white round.
Top one tortilla with a layer of cheese, bacon, another layer of cheese, egg-whites, and more cheese.
Place second tortilla over the top and push down slightly. Microwave for 30 seconds or until cheese is melted.
Cut quesadilla into 4 pieces and serve with salsa.
Just like the Dukan bread and pizza crust recipe, this Dukan-friendly tortilla recipe is a great find. Made with protein powder and oat bran, the tortilla gives you the consistency of a corn tortilla with a saltier flavor. They were just what Bob and I needed for our Taco Friday!
First, make the Homemade Dukan Tortillas. (makes 4 tortillas)
1/4 cup oat bran
1 scoop unflavored protein powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 cup fat free shredded cheddar cheese
1-2 tbs water
Use a food processor to blend together all ingredients except water.
Add about 1-2 tbs water depending on how much you need to create a consistency in the batter that will allow it to be easily poured.
Preheat pan with cooking spray on medium-high heat.
Pour 1/4 of the batter at a time into pan and tilt to form a 5-6 inch tortilla.
Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until a crust forms on the edge. Flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
Then, prepare the ground beef.
1 lb extra lean ground beef
1 packet taco seasoning
2/3 cup water
chopped onions, salsa, fat free sour cream, and fat free cheddar cheese as condiments
In a large sauce pan, lightly brown ground beef.
Add 2/3 cup water and taco seasoning. Bring to a boil while stirring.
Reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve ground beef and desired condiments on Homemade Dukan Tortillas.