Chicken Quesadillas

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
30 min 25 min 10
Chicken Quesadillas
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Ingredients


454 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 package Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
1 tbsp Vegetable oil (or grapeseed oil)
2 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (chopped)
2 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (chopped)
1 medium White onion (chopped)
10 medium tortilla(s) Wheat flour tortilla
1 cup, shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
1 tbsp Bacon bits (real)

Instructions


1. Preheat the broiler. Grease a baking sheet.

2. Toss the chicken with the taco seasoning, then spread onto the baking sheet. Place under the broiler and cook until the chicken pieces are no longer pink in the center, about 5 minutes.

3. Preheat oven to 350°F.

4. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the green bell peppers, red bell peppers, onion, and chicken. Cook and stir until the vegetables have softened, about 10 minutes.

5. Layer half of each tortilla with the chicken and vegetable mixture, then sprinkle with the Cheddar cheese, bacon bits, and Monterey Jack.

6. Fold the tortillas in half and Place onto a baking sheet.

7. Bake quesadillas in the oven until the cheeses have melted, about 10 minutes.

Notes:

Bell Pepper

is a great source of vitamin C!

Chicken

is a great source of lean protein which aids in muscle growth and repair!

To make this recipe dairy free - use vegan shredded cheese!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 327
Calories from fat 131
Calories from saturated fat 44
Total Fat 14.6 g
Saturated Fat 4.8 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.1 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Sodium 581 mg
Potassium 372 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
Sugars 2.9 g
Protein 21.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.4
Meat 0.5
Milk Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 0.8

Energy sources


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