Super Quick Shrimp and Green Chile Quesadillas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings (1/2 cup guacamole)

Updated: Jul. 27, 2023
If I am really short on time, I head to the grocery store for prepared guacamole. Use shredded rotisserie chicken instead of shrimp for another fun option. —Angie Ressa, Cheney, Washington
Super Quick Shrimp and Green Chile Quesadillas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-3/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup peeled and deveined cooked small shrimp
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cheese, shrimp, green chiles and green onions. Place half the tortillas on a greased griddle; sprinkle with cheese mixture. Top with remaining tortillas. Cook over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mash avocado with salsa and garlic salt. Serve with quesadillas.

Nutrition Facts

1 quesadilla with 2 tablespoons guacamole: 676 calories, 30g fat (12g saturated fat), 178mg cholesterol, 1186mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 6g fiber), 38g protein.

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