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Potato and Sausage Quesadillas

potato and sausage quesadillas Side Dish Mexican
Potato and Sausage Quesadillas
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 10

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

Updated February 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1/2
    lb fresh chorizo sausage, casing removed, chopped
  • 1
    cup hot milk
  • 2/3
    cup Betty Crocker™ mashed potatoes
  • 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

Steps

  • 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.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
10g
49%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
2g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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