Chicken and Corn Quesadillas

Super easy and super quick, these quesadillas are perfect for lunch or dinner on the go.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

2
flour tortillas (10 inch)
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons sour cream
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1/2
cup shredded cooked chicken
3/4
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (3 oz)
1/4
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn, thawed
2
tablespoons sliced green onions (2 medium)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Brush one side of each tortilla with butter. Place one tortilla on ungreased large cookie sheet, butter side down.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix sour cream and salsa. Spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the sour cream mixture over tortilla on cookie sheet. Top each with chicken, 1 tablespoon of the cheese, the corn and onions. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Place remaining tortilla, butter side up, over filling; press gently.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until cheese is melted and top is light golden brown. To serve, cut into wedges. Serve with additional salsa if desired.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Brush one side of each tortilla with butter. Place one tortilla on ungreased large cookie sheet, butter side down.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix sour cream and salsa. Spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the sour cream mixture over tortilla on cookie sheet. Top each with chicken, 1 tablespoon of the cheese, the corn and onions. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Place remaining tortilla, butter side up, over filling; press gently.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until cheese is melted and top is light golden brown. To serve, cut into wedges. Serve with additional salsa if desired.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Any cooked meat can be substituted for the chicken in this Southwest favorite.

You could use Colby-Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese instead of the Mexican cheese blend.

Disguise chicken and corn leftovers in these quesadillas. They'll never know!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
16g,
16%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.