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    Fiesta Chicken Vegetable Quesadillas

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    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Montana Heart Song's Note:

    Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry: Prep of vegetables can be done, placed in bowls and refrigerated. It is a healthy refreshing meal. I started eating quesadillas a few years ago. I am hooked on the variety of ingredients that can be encased between tortillas and so so satisfying. Enjoy. I love the refreshing cruch of the jicama and red pepper.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat a skillet on medium high heat with 1 tsp oil. Add 1 tortilla at a time and quickly heat, slightly brown and flip to brown the other side. Add oil for each tortilla.
    2. 2
      Heat oven 250* Place slightly brown tortillas on a flat plate to keep warm. Place a towel over the plate.
    3. 3
      Heat potatoes as per instructions for microwave.
    4. 4
      Sprinkle chili pepper on jicama sticks.
    5. 5
      Add cumin to black beans and stir to mix.
    6. 6
      Add lime juice to chopped spinach and toss.
    7. 7
      Mix Taco seasoning into the Sour Cream.
    8. 8
      Spread 1/4 cup shredded cheese on 4 warmed tortillas.
    9. 9
      Placed each layered tortilla on 4 serving plates.
    10. 10
      Carefully spoon 1/3 cup mashed potatoes to the edge and pat down.
    11. 11
      Layer 2 (half inch) thick slices cooked chicken breast on each tortilla.
    12. 12
      Portion out the black beans over the chicken slices.
    13. 13
      Portion the spinach with the lime juice over the black beans.
    14. 14
      Place 6 sweet red pepper sticks over the spinach.
    15. 15
      Place 6 jicama sticks over the red pepper sticks.
    16. 16
      Add a dollop of seasoned sour cream.
    17. 17
      Place a tortilla on top and gently press down.
    18. 18
      Serve remaining sour cream mixture as a dip.
    19. 19
      Serve remaining shredded cheese as a topper if desired.
    20. 20
      Cut in half or wedges.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 07, 2012

      55

      This was YUMMY! The hicama and black beans were my favorite. I'm not a fan of cumin so used taco seasoning only.

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    • on March 07, 2012

      55

      I liked the variety of ingredients, but wasn't sure what I was heating the oven for......so after I spread everything onto the tortillas, I put them in the oven long enough for the cheese to melt & lightly crisp up. I wasn't sure how long I had it in the oven for. I like the lime addition. I would also like to try this with cilantro sometime

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    Nutritional Facts for Fiesta Chicken Vegetable Quesadillas

    Serving Size: 1 (581 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1001.8
     
    Calories from Fat 506
    50%
    Total Fat 56.2 g
    86%
    Saturated Fat 27.5 g
    137%
    Cholesterol 129.1 mg
    43%
    Sodium 1829.2 mg
    76%
    Total Carbohydrate 92.9 g
    30%
    Dietary Fiber 15.9 g
    63%
    Sugars 11.5 g
    46%
    Protein 34.2 g
    68%

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    cooked chicken breasts

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