Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas

Old El Paso® salsa and tortillas provide a simple addition to homemade chicken quesadilla that's ready in 35 minutes. Perfect if you love Mexican cuisine.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 3

Ingredients

3
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/2
large onion, thinly sliced
1/2
cup frozen corn
1 1/2
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (2 oz)
1
tablespoon finely chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
2
tablespoons chopped cilantro
6
(8-inch) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas
6
tablespoons Old El Paso™ Salsa
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onion and corn; cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes or until bell pepper and onion is softened. Remove from heat; stir in chicken, cheese, chipotle chile and cilantro.
  • 2 Brush one side of each tortilla with remaining 2 tablespoons oil. With oiled side down, spread 2 tablespoons salsa onto each of 3 tortillas. Spread about 1 cup of chicken mixture on each tortilla over salsa. Top each with remaining tortillas, oiled side up.
  • 3 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 1 quesadilla at a time 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until tortilla is golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut each quesadilla in half.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    650
    (
    Calories from Fat
    290),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    32g
    32%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    1250mg
    1250%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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