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Chicken and Squash Quesadillas

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Chicken and Squash Quesadillas
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Kids will never know there are veggies in these chicken quesadillas. Get them on the table in less than 30 minutes!
Updated Sep 16, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 1 pouch (4 oz) 100% butternut squash purée
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inch)
  • Cooking spray
  • Sour cream, if desired
  • Additional salsa, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix cheese, chicken, 1/3 cup salsa and the squash purée.
  • 2
    Spray 1 side of 1 tortilla with cooking spray; place sprayed side down in 10-inch skillet. Spread with one-fourth of the chicken mixture. Top with another tortilla; spray top of tortilla with cooking spray.
  • 3
    Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully turn quesadilla over; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture. To serve, cut quesadillas into wedges. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use a pizza cutter to easily cut quesadillas into wedges.
  • tip 2
    Vegetable purée can be added to your favorite quesadilla recipe. Just stir 1 pouch of purée into the cheese used to fill your quesadillas.

Nutrition

500 Calories, 24g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 44g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
220
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
1100mg
46%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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