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Baked Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

Baked Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

"I created these after ordering something similar at a local restaurant," explains Deborah Hord of Concord, North Carolina. "My husband loves the crispy tortillas and spicy filling."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1 package (6 ounces) ready-to-use Southwestern chicken strips
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, well drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Shredded lettuce, sliced ripe olives and chopped tomatoes, optional

Directions

  • 1. Coat one side of two tortillas with cooking spray; place coated side down on an ungreased baking sheet. Top each with chicken, tomatoes and cheese. Cover with remaining tortillas; spritz tops with cooking spray.
  • 2. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges. Garnish with lettuce, olives and tomatoes if desired. Yield: 2-4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 323 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 936 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.