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Chicken Mushroom Quesadillas

 
Chicken Mushroom Quesadillas
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An easy Mexican-style chicken, mushrooms and spinach between crispy tortillas.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

14

min

Ready

29

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon canola oil
2 cups onions
chopped, about 1 large
3 cups mushrooms, button
button, about 8 ounces
3 cloves garlic
minced
2 cups chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
cooked and chopped
1 teaspoon cumin
ground
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon oregano
dried
2 cups baby spinach
leaves, sliced into ribbons
*
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
fresh ground
*
4 each flour tortillas (10-inch)
whole grains
*
1 cup mexican cheese
or cheddar cheese
*
½ cup salsa
¼ cup sour cream, non-fat

Directions

Heat the oil in a large skillet over a medium heat.

Add the onions and mushrooms and cook until the mushroom water is evaporated and they begin to brown, 5 to 7 minutes.

Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.

Add chicken, cumin, chili powder and oregano and stir until all spices are incorporated.

Add spinach, salt and pepper and cook until spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes.

Lay 1 tortilla on a flat work surface and sprinkle with ¼ cup shredded cheese.

Spoon ½ chicken and vegetable mixture on top of cheese, then top with an additional ¼ cup cheese.

Top with another flour tortilla.

Heat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray over medium heat.

Carefully place 1 quesadilla in pan and cook 3 minutes.

Using a large spatula, gently flip quesadilla and cook an additional 3 minutes until lightly browned and cheese is melted.

Repeat with second quesadilla.

Slice each quesadilla into quarters.

Place 2 quarters on a plate with 1 tablespoon sour cream and 2 tablespoons salsa.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 310g (10.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24130% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 958mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars g
Protein 52g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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