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Fiesta Quesadilla

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken, easy, Fiesta Quesadilla
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 1 tortilla or 2 wedges
Calories: 348kcal


  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 pound chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 ounce cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced green chilies, canned
  • 4 medium tortilla, whole wheat
  • 1 ounce cheddar cheese

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes
  • 2 medium bell pepper, yellow


  • Chop tomato and cilantro.
  • Cube chicken, and season with salt and pepper (or your favorite low sodium, all-purpose seasoning).
  • Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add chicken and cook until browned and no longer pink.
  • Combine tomato, cilantro, cooked chicken, lime juice, cream cheese, and green chilies in a bowl. Spread mixture over 1/2 of each tortilla, top with shredded cheddar cheese, then fold remaining half over top.
  • Preheat a clean skillet over medium. Add quesadillas, one at a time, to the hot skillet.
  • Cook on both sides until crispy and cheese is melted; remove from heat and cut in half. Repeat until all quesadillas have been toasted.
  • Serve with grapes and sliced peppers on the side.
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Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 391mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g

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