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Spicy Turkey Quesadillas Recipe

Spicy Turkey Quesadillas Recipe

A bit of spice livens up cranberries and turkey while fat-free cream cheese rounds out the bold flavors in this easy dish. You’ll love this recipe from our Test Kitchen!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon canned chopped green chilies
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 4 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1 cup diced cooked turkey breast

Directions

  • 1. Mix first five ingredients until blended; spread over tortillas. Top two tortillas with turkey, then remaining tortillas, pressing lightly.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook quesadillas over medium heat until lightly browned and heated through, 2-3 minutes per side. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 quesadilla: 391 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 870mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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JMartinelli13
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2017

"I made some minor changes, using what I had on hand. Greek yogurt cream cheese, jarred jalapenos, multigrain wraps. These came together super quickly using the panini press, and they disappeared even quicker!"

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dilbert098
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2015

"I didn't add the chilis as I can't do nightshades. It was good, a bit "trendy" (think coffee shop). It was light and it was easy, just different. I'll make it again when I'm feeling like something light to eat."

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lindachicken__Oklahoma
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2012

"We just LOVED this...I mixed everything in one bowl and heated in a cast iron pan...a little messy but worth every bite, thank you for sharing...it's on my football list of favorite things!"

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proesner
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2010

"If you mix in the turkey with the filling, it doesn't make as much of a mess when you flip it."

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proesner
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2010

"We had this for a late, quick supper. It has a mild zip."

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lorischlecht
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2010

"This was really good. A little messy if you're not that adept with a griddle. I'll be making it again for sure. My son and friend liked it as well."

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