Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

This celebration of South-of-the-Border flavors, with shredded rotisserie chicken, cheese, cilantro, and chunky salsa sandwiched between flour tortillas, works great for a quick, all-in-one meal or delicious appetizer.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (11.5 oz) Old El Paso® flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken (without skin)
2
cups shredded Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese (8 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
teaspoons oil
1/4
cup ranch dressing
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 On 4 tortillas, layer chicken, cheese and 1/4 cup cilantro. Top with remaining tortillas. Brush top of each quesadilla with about 1/2 teaspoon oil.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place 1 quesadilla in skillet oil side down; brush top side with about 1/2 teaspoon oil. Cook about 1 minute or until light golden brown.
  • 3 Carefully turn quesadilla; cook 1 minute longer or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining quesadillas. Drizzle quesadillas with dressing and salsa. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cilantro. To serve, cut into wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    710
    (
    Calories from Fat
    370),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    41g
    41%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    1630mg
    1630%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    40g
    40%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    50%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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