Chicken Quesadillas

Looking for a Mexican-style dinner? Then check out this delicious chicken quesadillas recipe - ready in just 20 minutes!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups cubed cooked chicken
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded taco-flavored Cheddar cheese
2
cups thick and chunky salsa
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, softened
8
(8 to 10-inch) flour tortillas
1/2
cup sour cream
  • 1 Heat griddle or large skillet to 375°F. In large bowl, combine chicken, cheese and 1 cup of the salsa. Spread margarine on 1 side of each tortilla.
  • 2 Place 1 tortilla, margarine side down, on hot griddle. Top with 3/4 cup chicken mixture. Place second tortilla, margarine side up, on chicken mixture. Cook until bottom is lightly browned. Turn quesadilla over; cook on second side until quesadilla is lightly browned and chicken mixture is thoroughly heated. Repeat with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture.
  • 3 To serve, cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges; top with remaining 1 cup salsa and sour cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Quesadillas
    Calories
    630
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    51%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    36g
    36%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    160%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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