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    40 mins

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    1. 1
      In a medium-heavy skillet, saute the onions, garlic and peppers until soft in the 2 tablespoons chicken broth.
    2. 2
      Add the chili peppers and tomatoes and simmer for a few minutes more until the liquid has evaporated.
    3. 3
      Add the chicken and stir well to combine.
    4. 4
      Spray a cold skillet with the nonstick spray and heat over medium heat.
    5. 5
      Place a tortilla in the pan and sprinkle with 1/8 cup cheese.
    6. 6
      Add about a quarter of the chicken mixture and top with another 1/8 cup cheese.
    7. 7
      Cover with another tortilla and cook for two to three minutes or until golden brown.
    8. 8
      Flip the quesadilla over and cook for an additional two minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove from the heat and cut into edges.
    10. 10
      Keep warm while frying the remaining quesadillas.
    11. 11
      Serve with salsa, scallions, and fat-free sour cream.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 11, 2008


      Yummy Quesadillas. The recipe was reduced to 2 servings and I probably used the full amount of cheese called for in the full recipe. The tortillas were cooked on a cast iron comal. This was served with Guacamole instead of the sour cream. Made for *My 3 Chefs* and *Diabetic Awareness Tag*

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    Nutritional Facts for Healthy Chicken Quesadillas

    Serving Size: 1 (949 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 349.5
    Calories from Fat 93
    Total Fat 10.3 g
    Saturated Fat 3.3 g
    Cholesterol 45.3 mg
    Sodium 601.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 36.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    Sugars 4.3 g
    Protein 26.1 g

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