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Potato and Sausage Quesadillas

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Potato and Sausage Quesadillas
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 10
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Enjoy these cheesy potato and chorizo sausage quesadillas made using Betty Crocker® Potato Buds® mashed potatoes – a perfect Mexican-style dinner.
Updated Feb 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

310 Calories, 20g Total Fat, 14g Protein, 17g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
180
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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