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Chicken Quesadilla Sandwiches

Loaded with chicken and cheese, these hearty quesadillas are more than an appetizer...they're a meal!

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  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

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

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LOCATION

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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1140mg
1140%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
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 Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.