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Apple Chicken Quesadillas

 Apple Chicken Quesadillas
My sister came up with easy recipe that can be served as a main course or an appetizer. People are surprised by the combination of chicken, apples, tomatoes and corn inside the crispy tortillas, but they love it. —Stacia Slagle of Maysville, Missouri
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tart apples, sliced
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup shredded fat-free cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 3/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 6 tablespoons fat-free sour cream

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Place about 3/4
  • cup on half of each tortilla. Fold tortilla in half over filling and
  • secure with toothpicks.
  • Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400°
  • for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Carefully turn quesadillas over; bake 5-8 minutes longer or until
  • golden brown. Discard toothpicks. Cut each quesadilla into three
  • wedges. Serve with lettuce, salsa and sour cream. Yield: 6 servings.

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Apple Chicken Quesadillas (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 3 wedges equals 289 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 629 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.