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    John's Killer Quesadillas

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    Miss Erin's Note:

    This is one of the few things that my fiancée will let me make. It is a great meal to make for football Sundays or any time you want to try something different. John's Killer Quesadillas son muy bueno.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 bell pepper, chopped
    • 1 vidalia onion, chopped
    • 1 cup shredded cheese
    • 2 grilled chicken breasts, chopped
    • oil (to fry)
    • butter (to saute veggies in)
    • 4 tortillas
    • jalapeno (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Begin by grilling chopped chicken breasts in separate pan.
    2. 2
      Grill until meat is white on the inside.
    3. 3
      Use one tbsp of butter to sauté.
    4. 4
      While grilling chicken, chop pepper and onion into small pieces (add jalapeño if desired) Once chicken is white on the inside add the vegetables.
    5. 5
      Grill these with the chicken until they are browned.
    6. 6
      While grilling the vegetables, put a separate pan on medium heat with one tbsp of olive oil for the actual preparation of the quesadillas.
    7. 7
      After vegetables are done grilling, place one tortilla in the pan and top with 1/2 cup of shredded cheese and half of the chicken veggie mix.
    8. 8
      Place another tortilla on top of this and grill until the bottom tortilla is browned and the cheese is beginning to melt, then flip.
    9. 9
      Repeat step 6 on the other side once the other side is browned and cheese is melted the quesadilla is ready for serving.
    10. 10
      Cut into wedges and garnish with sour cream and your favorite salsa.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 16, 2001

      55

      These were a definite hit in my house. Nice easy recipe to pull out whenever you don't feel like doing a lot of cooking.

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    • on October 28, 2001

      55

      Emeril himself couldn't have erected a more tasteful delight.

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    • on March 13, 2002

      45

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    Nutritional Facts for John's Killer Quesadillas

    Serving Size: 1 (198 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 800.7
     
    Calories from Fat 251
    31%
    Total Fat 27.8 g
    42%
    Saturated Fat 12.2 g
    61%
    Cholesterol 109.2 mg
    36%
    Sodium 1503.2 mg
    62%
    Total Carbohydrate 84.9 g
    28%
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    24%
    Sugars 6.4 g
    25%
    Protein 50.4 g
    100%

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