Chicken Quesadillas

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Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: chrissyschulze
Food Groups: Dairy, Grains, Protein
Meal Type: Appetizers
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Make Ahead

A homemade recipe of a favorite Mexican food. Can be frozen and reheated in the oven.


1/2 pound Chicken, chopped very small
1/3 cup Sour cream (can be lowfat)
1/3 cup Salsa
1 cup shredded cheese, any type, I prefer Cheddar
12 small soft Tortillas
1/2 teaspoon Garlic salt
Pepper to taste
1 teaspoon Chili powder
1 teaspoon Paprika
1/2 teaspoon Cumin


1. Saute chicken with seasonings.
2. In medium bowl, combine chicken, sour cream, salsa and cheese.
3. Heat frying pan to medium.
4. Sandwich the mixture between two tortillas at a time. Place enough mixture so there is about an inch between the mixture and the edge of the tortilla.
5. Heat each quesadilla in the pan, and flip when the bottom is lightly browned. Serve with salsa and sour cream to dip. Enjoy!

Nutrient Information
Calories: 185
Total Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 406 mg
Carbohydrates: 21 g
Protein: 12 g
Fiber: 1 g
Vitamin A: 327 IU
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 139 mg
Iron: 2 mg

Cook's Notes: