Chicken Quesadillas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 502.1
  • Total Fat: 20.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 87.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,500.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 22.7 g
  • Protein: 42.1 g

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These are quick, they make a really great after work meal and it's great with an ear of corn! These are quick, they make a really great after work meal and it's great with an ear of corn!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tsp. olive oil
    12 oz. chicken breasts, cut into pieces
    1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
    3/4 cup thick-and-chunky salsa
    4 burrito size, low carb whole wheat tortillas (mission)
    2 cups 2% shredded sharp cheddar cheese
    Light sour cream for dipping (about 8 oz)


1) Cook Chicken in Olive oil, until cooked through and slightly brown.

2) Combine the chicken, lettuce, and salsa; divide evenly among the 4 quesidillas. Place on one half ot the tortilla, leaving room to fold tortilla over. Sprinkle the mixture with cheese (1/2 cup on each tortilla). Fold quesidilla in half.

3) Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Cook the quesadillas two at a time until lightly browned, about 2-3 minutes on each side at low to medium heat (the first side may take a few extra minutes); turn over carefully with wide spatula and cook the other side the same way.

4) Cut each quesadilla into quarters and serve with a side of veggies (corn makes a great side) and 2 tbsp of light sour cream for dipping.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BREEHARDY.

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