Potato and Sausage Quesadillas

Potato and Sausage Quesadillas

Enjoy these cheesy potato and chorizo sausage quesadillas made using Betty Crocker® Potato Buds® mashed potatoes – a perfect Mexican-style dinner.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

10

quesadillas

1/2
lb fresh chorizo sausage, casing removed, chopped
1
cup hot milk
2/3
cup Betty Crocker® Potato Buds® mashed potatoes (dry)
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
10
corn or flour tortillas (6 inch), warmed
10
slices Asadero, Chihuahua, Oaxaca or mozzarella cheese
  1. In 10-inch skillet, cook chorizo over medium-high heat about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  2. In medium bowl, thoroughly stir hot milk, dry potatoes, onion, melted butter, parsley, garlic and salt until consistency of stiff mashed potatoes. Stir in chorizo.
  3. Heat oil on griddle over medium-high heat. Place 2 tablespoons filling on half of each tortilla; top filling with 1 slice cheese. Fold each tortilla over onto filling. Heat on griddle, turning once, until cheese is melted. Serve with your favorite salsa, if desired.
Makes 10 quesadillas

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Quesadilla)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 560mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.