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Chicken Quesadilla Sandwiches

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  • 55 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Loaded with chicken and cheese, these hearty quesadillas are more than an appetizer...they're a meal!

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1
package (11.5 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
Cooking spray
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, mix chicken, cilantro and cumin.
  • 2 Spray 1 side of 1 tortilla with cooking spray; place sprayed side down in skillet. Layer with one-fourth of the chicken mixture, 1/4 cup of the cheese and one-fourth of the chiles to within 1/2 inch of edge of tortilla. Top with another tortilla; spray top of tortilla with cooking spray.
  • 3 Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes, turning after 2 minutes, until light golden brown. Repeat with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, cheese and chiles. Cut quesadillas into wedges. Serve with salsa.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix chicken, cilantro and cumin.
  • 2 Spray 1 side of 1 tortilla with cooking spray; place sprayed side down in skillet. Layer with one-fourth of the chicken mixture, 1/4 cup of the cheese and one-fourth of the chiles to within 1/2 inch of edge of tortilla. Top with another tortilla; spray top of tortilla with cooking spray.
  • 3 Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes, turning after 2 minutes, until light golden brown. Repeat with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, cheese and chiles. Cut quesadillas into wedges. Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

Cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges, and serve as an appetizer.

If you like spicy food, use canned chopped jalapeños in place of the green chiles.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
1140mg
47%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
28g
28%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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