Fiesta Chicken Quesadillas

Make an entree for two in 20 minutes! Fast-to-fix quesadillas are bursting with chicken, peppers and cheese.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

4
(8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
Cooking spray
1
cup chopped cooked chicken
1/2
cup thin red bell pepper strips
1/4
cup thin green bell pepper strips
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
tablespoon sliced green onion (1 medium)
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Spray both sides of each tortilla lightly with cooking spray. Place 2 tortillas on foil-lined pan. Sprinkle each with half of the chicken, bell pepper strips, cheese and green onion. Top with remaining 2 tortillas.
  • 2 Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until light brown and crisp. Cut into wedges; serve with salsa.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Spray both sides of each tortilla lightly with cooking spray. Place 2 tortillas on foil-lined pan. Sprinkle each with half of the chicken, bell pepper strips, cheese and green onion. Top with remaining 2 tortillas.
  • 2 Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until light brown and crisp. Cut into wedges; serve with salsa.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a healthy twist, make this quesadilla with cooked turkey, and spinach tortilla.

Looking to serve more than two? This recipe is easily doubled or tripled.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
1710mg
1710%;
Total Carbohydrate
73g
73%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.