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Super Quick Shrimp & Green Chili Quesadillas

If I am really short on time, I head to the grocery store for prepared guacamole. Swap in shredded rotisserie chicken for shrimp for another fun option. —Angie Ressa, Cheney, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings (1/2 cup guacamole)

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup peeled and deveined cooked small shrimp
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, 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

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the cheese, shrimp, green chilies and green onions. Place half of 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.
  • 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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  • justmbeth
    Mar 24, 2014

    Quick and delicious.

  • veggiemama
    Jul 30, 2013

    Very quick and simple to make yet very tasty!

  • Butcher2boy
    Jul 30, 2013

    Absolutely quick and a great way to use up any type of left-over meat.

  • scrat127win
    Jul 28, 2012

    Loved it! Would try it with rotisserie chicken just to get a different taste. My husband wants it again soon!