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Chicken-Chile Quesadillas

Layer classic Southwestern ingredients plus time-saving rotisserie chicken and prepared salsa for these quick-grilled tortilla triangles.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
package (11.5 oz) Old El Paso® flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
2
cups finely shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
2
cups shredded or finely chopped deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Top one half of each tortilla with cheese, chicken, green chiles and onions. Fold other half of each tortilla over filling; press down with back of pancake turner. Lightly brush melted butter on both sides of each filled tortilla.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 2 filled tortillas at a time 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and thoroughly heated. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa.
  • 1 Top one half of each tortilla with cheese, chicken, green chiles and onions. Fold other half of each tortilla over filling; press down with back of pancake turner. Lightly brush melted butter on both sides of each filled tortilla.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 2 filled tortillas at a time 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and thoroughly heated. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Once you cook a filled quesadilla in the skillet, transfer it to a cookie sheet in a 300°F oven while you cook the remaining quesadillas.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.