Cheesy Chicken and Bean Quesadillas

Cheesy Chicken and Bean Quesadillas

Quesadillas become a meaty main dish with rotisserie chicken, black beans and rice.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

quesadillas

2
cups shredded or finely chopped deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
4
medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
1/2
cup cooked white rice
1
package (11.5 oz) Old El Paso® flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
3
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (12 oz)
Cooking spray
1
teaspoon olive oil
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1/2
cup sour cream
  1. In medium bowl, mix chicken, bell pepper, green onions, beans and rice. Top half of each tortilla with 1/2 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Fold other half of each tortilla over filling, press down slightly. Spray top halves of tortillas with cooking spray.
  2. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Place 2 filled tortillas at a time, sprayed sides down, in skillet. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and hot. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa and sour cream.
Makes 8 quesadillas
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
A shredded lettuce salad tossed with slices of ripe olives, avocado and tomatoes makes a nice accompaniment to these quesadillas. Finish with a scoop of lime or mango sorbet.
Microwave 1/2 cup instant white rice and 1/2 cup water in covered microwavable bowl about 4 minutes on High to get 1/2 cup cooked rice for this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Quesadilla)
  • Calories 480
    • (Calories from Fat 210),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 970mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.