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Chicken and Vegetable Quesadillas

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken and Vegetable Quesadillas
Servings: 4
Calories: 399kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cumin, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 medium onion, red
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 pound chicken breast
  • 4 medium tortilla, whole wheat
  • 4 ounce cheddar cheese

Toppings

  • 2 cup salsa

Serve With

  • 2 medium nectarine

Instructions

  • Heat a skillet over medium. Mix cumin, chili powder, and salt in a small bowl.
  • Thinly slice onion, pepper and zucchini. Toss together in a bowl with 1/2 the seasoning.
  • Cut chicken into small strips and toss with remaining seasoning.
  • Add chicken to skillet and cook until no longer pink; approximately 5-6 minutes. Add in the veggies and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes; stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, grate the cheddar cheese.
  • Heat another large skillet over medium. Once hot, add one tortilla and place 1/4 of veggie and chicken mixture on 1/2 the tortilla. Sprinkle on the cheese and fold over. Allow to cook for 1 minute and flip; allowing each side to slightly brown and the cheese to melt. Remove from skillet in cut into triangles.
  • Continue until all servings have been cooked.
  • Serve with salsa for topping and sliced nectarines on the side.

Nutrition

Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 1503mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 18g