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Chicken Quesadillas

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Chicken Quesadillas
Nutrition Facts
4 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 22%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 310mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 27g
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 480mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Chicken quesadillas go from good to great when you cook avocado in the mixture! Tossed in cumin, olive oil and lime juice, chicken and avocado layer with cheese to create a crispy, delicious quesadilla! Great for a party, quick lunch or pair with a veggie for a tasty dinner! Beyond adding delicious flavor, the avocado featured in this recipe also adds nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, making it a healthy choice to help meet nutrient needs.

Ingredients

  • 2 T. olive oil, divided
  • 2 T. lime juice
  • 1/2 t. ground cumin
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced into 1" cubes
  • 2 c. cooked chicken, diced
  • 4 ea. flour tortillas (7" to 8")
  • 1/4 c. Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  • Salsa (optional) to serve
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, lime juice, and cumin.
  3. Add chicken and avocado and toss gently until well coated.
  4. Lay tortillas on a baking sheet; brush both sides with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil.
  5. Spoon chicken and avocado mixture on each tortilla, dividing evenly. Top with cheese.
  6. Fold tortillas in half to cover filling.
  7. Bake until tortillas are crisp, about 8 minutes.
  8. If desired, serve with salsa.
Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Quesadillas
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 22%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 310mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0.07mg 0.07%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 480mg 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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