Diabetic Dessert Recipes: Southwestern Cheesecake

Diabetes Recipe: Cheesecake with a twist

Mmm Mmm — cheesecake lovers beware. Once you start it will be hard to stop snacking on this delightful dessert!




2/3 cup Tortilla Chips, light, baked, finely crushed
2 tablespoon margarine
2 cup cream cheese (2 8-oz packs)
2 eggs
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, reduced fat, finely shredded
1 cup Chili Peppers, green, chopped
1 fresh green onions (1 bunch scallions)
1 tsp minced garlic
1 cup Salsa


1 Preheat the baking oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-inch pan with cooking spray. In a bowl, mix together the crushed tortilla chips and margarine and bake for about 10 min. Place to the side for later use.
2 In a mixing bowl, mix the cream cheese and eggs until very creamy. Add the cheddar cheese, green chilies, green onions and garlic.
3 Slowly spread half the mixture over the crust, top with the salsa, and cover with the remaining cheese mixture; don’t mix it together.
4 Bake for 30-40 minutes or until it has set. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 10 minutes. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 25 servings total
83 calories
3.8 carbs
.4g sugar
5.8g fat
197mg sodium


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