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Smoked Turkey Quesadillas

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  • 30 min prep time
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  • 14 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Smoked turkey slices twist tortillas into fresh- tasting quesadillas.

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Dean Philipp
Portland, Oregon

Ingredients

1
ripe avocado, pitted, peeled
4
oz. cream cheese or 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/2
teaspoon cumin
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup julienne-cut oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles, drained
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded hot pepper Monterey Jack or Monterey Jack cheese
1
(11-oz.) pkg. (8 tortillas) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos
8
(1.5-oz.) slices smoked turkey breast
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
4
ripe olive slices, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Mash avocado in medium bowl. Add cream cheese, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper; blend well. Stir in tomatoes and chiles.
  • 2 Sprinkle 3/4 cup of the Monterey Jack cheese on 4 of the tortillas. Top each with turkey slice. Spread avocado mixture over turkey. Top with remaining turkey slices. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup of the Cheddar cheese. Top with remaining tortillas.
  • 3 Melt 1/2 tablespoon of the butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add 1 quesadilla; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Repeat with remaining butter and quesadillas. Garnish with remaining Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheese. Top each with olive slice.
  • 1 Mash avocado in medium bowl. Add cream cheese, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper; blend well. Stir in tomatoes and chiles.
  • 2 Sprinkle 3/4 cup of the Monterey Jack cheese on 4 of the tortillas. Top each with turkey slice. Spread avocado mixture over turkey. Top with remaining turkey slices. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup of the Cheddar cheese. Top with remaining tortillas.
  • 3 Melt 1/2 tablespoon of the butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add 1 quesadilla; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Repeat with remaining butter and quesadillas. Garnish with remaining Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheese. Top each with olive slice.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
770
Calories from Fat
460
% Daily Value
Total Fat
51g
78%
Saturated Fat
24g
120%
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
1410mg
59%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
25g
25%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 2 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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