Chicken Quesadillas

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 4
Chicken Quesadillas
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Ingredients


1 cup, shredded Cheddar cheese
227 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (shredded, cooked)
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (coarsely chopped fresh)
1/4 cup Guacamole (to serve)
1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
1/2 cup Salsa, ready-to-serve (to serve)
1/4 cup Sour cream, 14% M.F. (to serve)
4 medium tortilla(s) Whole wheat tortilla

Instructions


Combine the cheeses in a medium bowl.

Heat a large frying pan over medium heat until hot, about 3 minutes. Place a tortilla in the pan and sprinkle with half of the chicken, half of the cilantro, and and half of the cheese mixture. Top with a second tortilla and cook until the underside of the bottom tortilla is golden brown in several spots and half of the cheese is melted, about 3 minutes. Using a spatula, carefully flip the quesadilla over and cook until the underside of the second tortilla is crisp and golden brown in several spots and all of the cheese is melted, about 2 to 3 minutes more.

Slide the quesadilla from the pan onto a cutting board and cut into wedges. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make a second quesadilla. Serve topped with guacamole, salsa, and sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 489
Calories from fat 256
Calories from saturated fat 139
Total Fat 28.5 g
Saturated Fat 15.5 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.7 g
Cholesterol 102 mg
Sodium 912 mg
Potassium 552 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27.8 g
Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 33 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.4
Meat 0.6
Milk Alternative 1.5
Vegetables 0.4

Energy sources


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