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    Quick Caribbean Quesadillas

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

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    Juenessa's Note:

    Not your average quesadillas, these are filled with a mixture of Swiss cheese, bacon and pineapple for a fun and unforgettable meal.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 59.14 ml honey mustard
    • 29.58 ml pineapple preserves
    • 8 (80 inch) flour tortillas
    • 354.88 ml shredded swiss cheese
    • 29.58 ml butter
    • 473.18 ml chopped cooked chicken
    • 118.29 ml crumbled cooked bacon
    • 354.88 ml unsweetened pineapple tidbits, drained

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small bowl, stir together the honey mustard and pineapple preserves.
    2. 2
      Divide the mixture evenly between 4 of the tortillas.
    3. 3
      Spread evenly to within 1 inch of the edges. Distribute the Swiss cheese, chicken, bacon evenly over the pineapple mixture; top with remaining tortillas to make quesadillas.
    4. 4
      Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F.
    5. 5
      Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
    6. 6
      Melt a small amount of the butter in the skillet, tilting the pan to cover the surface with butter.
    7. 7
      Place one of the quesadillas into the skillet, and fry on each side until lightly browned and the cheese has melted, about 1 1/2 minutes per side.
    8. 8
      Keep cooked quesadillas in a warm oven while you fry the remaining.
    9. 9
      To serve, cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges and arrange on a platter with pineapple tidbits in the center.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 24, 2009

      55

      We really enjoyed this variation of quesadillas. I seasoned my chicken with some onion powder and garlic to give more flavor. It was delicious. I think next time I am going to add jerk seasoning to the chicken to give even more flavor! Thank you for posting this great recipe!!

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    • on August 10, 2008

      55

      These were a cool variation on quesadillas. I didn't have any cooked chicken on hand, though I'm sure it would have been good and I used canadian bacon. I also used crushed pineapple instead of pineapple preserves and dribbled some Pickapeppa sauce across the filling, as well as on the side for dipping. Really nice flavors - though for my family's preferences, I think I would use monterey jack cheese next time instead of swiss. Thanks for sharing!

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    • on April 29, 2007

      55

      Haven't yet been to the right store to get pineapple preserves, so I made my own by adding a well-drained [squeezed & blotted!!] small can of crushed pineapple to some apricot pineapple preserves! The cooked chicken I had was shredded, & that worked fine, too! The result was a very tasty meal for 4 of us! This is definitely on my 'to make again & again' list! Thanks for posting it!

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    Nutritional Facts for Quick Caribbean Quesadillas

    Serving Size: 1 (192 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 451.1
     
    Calories from Fat 172
    38%
    Total Fat 19.1 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 8.1 g
    40%
    Cholesterol 58.1 mg
    19%
    Sodium 723.6 mg
    30%
    Total Carbohydrate 46.5 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 8.8 g
    35%
    Protein 22.2 g
    44%

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