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Enchilada Quesadillas

Make it Mexican in just 20 minutes! Grab a skillet to make a restaurant favorite with chicken and cheese.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) frozen cooked southwestern-seasoned chicken breast strips, thawed, coarsely chopped
1/4
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar)
1/4
cup sour cream
4
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8-inch; from 11-oz package)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce (from 10-oz can)
1
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (4 oz)
Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix chicken, roasted peppers and sour cream.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. To prepare each quesadilla, brush one side of tortilla with some of the oil. Place tortilla, oiled side down, in skillet. Brush 1 tablespoon enchilada sauce over entire tortilla. Top half of tortilla with 2 tablespoons cheese, 1/4 cup chicken mixture and 2 tablespoons more cheese. Fold other half of tortilla over filling, pressing down slightly.
  • 3 Cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until tortilla is golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat to make remaining quesadillas. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. Serve with salsa.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

You can use 2 cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey for the packaged seasoned chicken breast strips. Your quesadillas just won't have quite the same flavors.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1110mg
1110%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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