Chicken Quesadilla Sandwiches

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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