Chicken Quesadillas

A deli-roasted chicken is a handy main ingredient to have for quick dinner ideas. This dish really needs no recipe. Simply shred the chicken and tuck it into tortillas, along with cheese and other favorite fillings.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
25 mins
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Chicken Quesadillas

Ingredients
1
2 1/2 pound deli-roasted chicken
4
8 inches flour tortillas
 
Fresh spinach leaves
1
cup sauteed mushrooms
 
Salsa (optional)
 
Guacamole (optional)

Directions

  1. Remove meat from chicken (discard skin and bones). Chop meat; reserve 2 cups. Cover and chill or freeze remaining chicken for another use.
  2. Spoon chicken evenly on bottom halves of tortillas. Top with spinach and mushrooms. Sprinkle cheese evenly over mushrooms. Fold tortillas in half.
  3. Heat quesadillas on a griddle over medium heat until browned on both sides and cheese is melted. If desired, serve with salsa and guacamole. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken Quesadillas)
    Per serving:
  • 472 kcal cal.,
  • 28 g fat
  • (15 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 9 g monounsatured fat),
  • 120 mg chol.,
  • 513 mg sodium,
  • 18 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 37 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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