Weeknight Chicken Quesadillas

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Weeknight Chicken Quesadillas

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Quesadilla wedges on a wooden cutting board with a side of chopped tomatoes, green onions and a bowl of salsa

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
5min
Prep
13min
Total

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    Description

    You can stretch a rotisserie chicken into a whole lot of meals if you have tortillas and cheese. But the real reason we love this recipe is that you can bake all four together, rather than making them one by one in a pan.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    4(8-inch each) Mission Life Balance flour tortillas
    1 c.Hy-Vee shredded Colby jack cheese, divided
    1 c.shredded, cooked chicken breast, divided
    ½ c.diced green onion, divided
    ½ c.diced red bell pepper, divided
    Hy-Vee salsa, optional

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Place tortillas on baking sheet and layer half of each tortilla with 2 tablespoons cheese, 1/4 cup chicken, 2 tablespoons green onion, 2 tablespoons red bell pepper and another 2 tablespoons cheese.
    3. Fold each tortilla in half and press lightly.
    4. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, flip once and continue cooking another 3 to 4 minutes or until crispy and golden.
    5. Cut each into wedges and serve with salsa, if desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    310 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 13g
    • Cholesterol: 60mg
    • Sodium: 500mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 23g
    • Protein: 22g

    Daily Values

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    Vitamin A 15%
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    Vitamin C 30%
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    Iron 8%
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    Calcium 50%