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Smoked Turkey Quesadillas

Smoked Turkey Quesadillas
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
Here’s a recipe that smokes! Add it to your 30-minute specials.
Updated August 2, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 4 oz (half of 8-oz package) regular cream cheese or reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup julienne-cut oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers or regular Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas; 8 inch)
  • 8 slices (1 1/2 oz each) smoked turkey breast
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4 ripe olive slices, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In medium bowl, mash avocado. Stir in cream cheese, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir in tomatoes and chiles.
  • 2
    Sprinkle 3/4 cup of the Monterey Jack cheese on 4 of the tortillas. Top each with turkey slice. Spread avocado mixture over turkey. Top with remaining turkey slices. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup of the Cheddar cheese. Top with remaining tortillas.
  • 3
    In 12-inch skillet, melt 1/2 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat. Add 1 quesadilla; cook 2 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Repeat with remaining butter and quesadillas. Garnish with remaining Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses. Top each with olive slice.

  • Serve with toppers like shredded lettuce, sour cream and chopped tomatoes.
  • Serve with a side of refried beans or steamed rice.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
840
Calories from Fat
480
Total Fat
53g
82%
Saturated Fat
25g
123%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Sodium
2740mg
114%
Potassium
740mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
6g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
50%
50%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 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; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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