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Chicken and Squash Quesadillas

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  1 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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For a good-for-you twist on these chicken quesadillas, just add a pouch of Green Giant® Veggie Blend-Ins™ 100% butternut squash purée!

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
cup diced cooked chicken
1/3
cup salsa
1
pouch (4 oz) Green Giant™ Veggie Blend-Ins™ 100% butternut squash purée
8
flour tortillas (8 inch)
Cooking spray
Sour cream, if desired
Additional salsa, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix cheese, chicken, 1/3 cup salsa and the squash purée.
  • 2 Spray 1 side of 1 tortilla with cooking spray; place sprayed side down in 10-inch skillet. Spread with one-fourth of the chicken mixture. Top with another tortilla; spray top of tortilla with cooking spray.
  • 3 Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully turn quesadilla over; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture. To serve, cut quesadillas into wedges. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa.
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix cheese, chicken, 1/3 cup salsa and the squash purée.
  • 2 Spray 1 side of 1 tortilla with cooking spray; place sprayed side down in 10-inch skillet. Spread with one-fourth of the chicken mixture. Top with another tortilla; spray top of tortilla with cooking spray.
  • 3 Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully turn quesadilla over; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture. To serve, cut quesadillas into wedges. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa.

Expert Tips

Use a pizza cutter to easily cut quesadillas into wedges.

Green Giant® Veggie Blend-Ins™ 100% vegetable purée can be added to your favorite quesadilla recipe. Just stir 1 pouch of purée into the cheese used to fill your quesadillas.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
1100mg
46%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
27g
27%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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