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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 370.3
  • Total Fat: 10.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1,263.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 54.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.7 g
  • Protein: 20.7 g

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Chicken Quesadillas


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Introduction

Try our version of this spicy south-western favorite. Try our version of this spicy south-western favorite.

Ingredients

    • 4, 7-inch whole wheat tortillas
    • 1/2 cup shredded light mozzarella cheese
    • 1/4 cup shredded light cheddar cheese
    • 2 slices smoked chicken or turkey, slivered
    • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1 tomato, finely chopped and drained
    • 2 teaspoons finely chopped pickled jalape˝o peppers

Directions

1. Place tortillas, one at a time, on a preheated nonstick skillet.



2. Evenly distribute 1/4 of mozzarella and cheddar cheeses, chicken, onions, cilantro, tomatoes and peppers over top. Cook over medium heat until cheese melts (tortilla shouldnĺt brown).



3. Fold to make half moon and press firmly in place. Transfer to baking sheet or platter in warm over. Repeat with remaining tortillas and remaining ingredients.



4. Cut each into two or three wedges, and serve immediately.



Makes 2 servings.





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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    very good recipe. i used ground turkey instead of shredded. browned onion and peppers with the meat line taco without sauce. used mexican cheese with light mozzarelo. a little less expensive for college students - 4/10/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    this is great-I put it on our grill and they were great!@! My husband hates chicken but loves these! Thanks! - 5/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was sooo good! I felt guilty eating it! But it was perfect for my meal plan, AND my 7 year old and huband loved it as well! I replaced the tomato with salsa and used low fat sour cream! - 1/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    taste great you should try it - 5/19/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I have made this and my family loved it! - 4/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was really good! and filling too... - 1/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow These are great!! - 5/18/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The recipe is good but there is to much sodium. I omitted 1/2 the cheese and used 6" tortilas, plus red pepper flakes. yum. - 4/8/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Grest recipe. Use chicken breast to lower the sodium - 3/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Anything Mexican is worth making. So it has a lot of sodium, this isn't a food you would eat every day..it's something to have to have as a treat every once in a while. - 3/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    LOve quesidillas, and this recipe is great - 5/18/08

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Didn't like the cilantro flavor in this - 5/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this with a little of my left over cooked ground beef i had,from the night before with some drained kidney beans, flax and homemade taco mix ( so i dont get the preservatives and extra sodium) ohhh so good. Nice different to serve food. I could only eat half a wrap with my salad :) Stuffed! - 11/16/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    each one is 7 points on weight watchers. - 11/14/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    there are variations of this, I delete the jalapeno peppers for my kids and add green or red peppers
    - 11/14/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    simple, yet delicious, it is a favorite with teenagers & adults alike ! - 11/14/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy, tasty! - 11/14/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make this regularly! Change the meats to whatever is left over and eat lots of tomato and lettuce salad wit it. - 10/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent..added more jalapenos for me and left it off the kids! I used fresh chicken breast. Also added a bit of taco sauce. - 6/6/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe - we've used left over turkey, left over chicken and turkey sandwich meat for this and they all taste great. Quick and easy to fix with little cleanup! - 4/14/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! - 3/19/07

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    * * * - 3/15/07

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  • I like to sprinkle taco seasoning on the chicken and I use the spinach tortilla wraps. Family prefers it without the cilantro and jalapenos. - 6/8/14

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  • This was very delicious. - 9/16/13

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  • Quick and easy. - 2/28/10

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  • It's a quick recipe that works even if you cheat and use a microwave. - 5/28/09

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  • Too salty for me. - 5/21/09

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  • I don't like "hot" so I left out the jalape├▒o peppers. However, it was still a hit with my family. Very easy. - 5/20/09

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  • Yummy thanks my family loved these!! - 5/20/09

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  • SO GOOD! - 5/18/09

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  • tried it but used 2% draft cheese slice to lower calories - pretty tasty!! - 5/18/09

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  • I can't wait to make this, maybe tomorrow. Quesadillas are one of my favorite things! - 5/18/09

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  • I have a quesadilla maker, so I cheat. But even plain cheese with a little salsa and sour cream are great! So many different combos! - 5/18/09

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  • This sounds fantastic! I think we may do this one tomorrow night! - 5/18/09

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  • I can't believe the amount of sodium. It would be a no no for me. - 5/18/09

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  • I saw this and was gonna have it for lunch, well my clock was incorrect, I HAD TO HAVE IT RIGHT AWAY, so, down the hatch for breakfast, LOL. I guess I'll have eggs for lunch, HEE HEE. Thanks for sharing this easy delicious recipe. - 5/18/09

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  • Yummy - 5/18/09

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  • yummo! - 5/18/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy!!! Love chicken and turkey! - 4/20/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sound yummy - 3/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We make these for lunch quite often. Only my kids call them pizza pockets. Definately a hit for my fussy eaters (minus the jalapinos) - 3/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum yum yummy! - 2/2/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this. My bf likes the ones Taco Bell makes. I cannot imagine they are healthy. These should be a nice substitute. Thank you. - 2/2/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great but I have HBP. Too much sodium. I will have to adjust it - 2/2/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    If the sodium count is right, that's way too high for me. I make similar with low sodium taco seasoning, 2% Kraft Mexican blend shredded cheese and found a low carb tortilla shell at local Walmart. Also, I like a little nonfat plain yogurt. - 10/17/08

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  • my husband and I both really liked these.. thanks for the recipe :) - 7/11/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am allergic to cilantro so I either leave it out or substitute parsley when the green leafy look is desired. I love quesadillas and will definitely give this one a try. - 5/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made these for my family for quite some time now. I don't use jalapeno peppers. Everbody, including my 15 month and 4 year old loves them! - 5/18/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I planned on saving this to my recipe book to make sometime, but there's WAY too much sodium in it. - 5/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is something that I can make - even in W Africa! YAY!! - 11/20/07

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    always a favorite with healthier choices..super - 11/14/07

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am sure this would be delicious, but there is NO WAY I could eat that much sodium in one food!! - 11/14/07

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  • Except for the cilantro, we have this at least once a week. - 11/14/07

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made Chicken Quesadillas last few days now (my own recipe-but pretty much the same as this one) coz my boyfriend can't get enough of it...
    To season them -we use the "Taco Seasoning" or "Fajita Seasoning"......you can also try Taco Bell Seasoning that they sell at grocery stores! Turns out great! - 5/15/07

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