Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Portland, Oregon

Smoked Turkey Quesadillas

Smoked turkey slices twist tortillas into fresh- tasting quesadillas.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 4
 

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

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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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
770
(
Calories from Fat
460),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
51g
51%
(Saturated Fat
24g,
24%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
1410mg
1410%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
60%;
Iron
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.