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Chicken Mushroom Quesadillas

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Chicken Mushroom Quesadillas

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

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

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
15 ml canola oil
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473 ml onions
chopped, about 1 large
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7.1E+2 ml mushrooms, button
button, about 8 ounces
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3 cloves garlic
minced
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473 ml chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
cooked and chopped
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5 ml cumin
ground
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5 ml chili powder
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5 ml oregano
dried
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473 ml baby spinach
leaves, sliced into ribbons
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2.5 ml salt
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1.3 ml black pepper
fresh ground
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4 each flour tortillas (10-inch)
whole grains
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237 ml mexican cheese
or cheddar cheese
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118 ml salsa
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59 ml 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.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 310g (10.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24130% 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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