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    Stacked Chicken Quesadillas

    Stacked Chicken Quesadillas. Photo by Lvs2Cook

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    55 mins

    30 mins

    25 mins

    Lvs2Cook's Note:

    This is a really easy recipe that you change up any way you want it. If the pieces were cut small, this would also be great for tailgating or parties. I found that a really sharp knife cuts through the layers better than a pizza cutter. I make mine a little different than the recipe states -- I cooked my chicken using Cooked Chicken for Recipes - Barefoot Contessa Style, then I put the cut-up chicken and the can of tomatoes and chilies in a saucepan and just let it simmer on low heat for a bit. It worked really well. I also used shredded taco cheese instead of the cheddar and American cheese. I place the tortillas side-by-side on a cookie sheet. After baking, I stuck them under the broiler for a minute or two to crisp up the top. I really think these make more than 4 servings -- more like 6 or so.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 325º.
    2. 2
      Arrange chicken in baking dish and top with tomatoes and chilies.
    3. 3
      Bake for 1 hour.
    4. 4
      Chop chicken and return to tomato mixture and set aside.
    5. 5
      Increase oven temperature to 350º.
    6. 6
      Mix cheeses in bowl.
    7. 7
      Spray 2 pie plates with nonstick cooking spray.
    8. 8
      Layer 1 tortilla, 2 tbsps. chicken mixture, 1 tablespoons jalapenos, 1 tablespoons green onions, 1 tablespoons olives, and 1/3 cup cheese mixture.
    9. 9
      Repeat layers to make 4 layers in each plate.
    10. 10
      Top with a tortilla and brush top with butter.
    11. 11
      Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.
    12. 12
      Cut into wedges and serve with sour cream, salsa, or guacamole.

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    Nutritional Facts for Stacked Chicken Quesadillas

    Serving Size: 1 (232 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 456.6
     
    Calories from Fat 148
    32%
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 5.9 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 90.7 mg
    30%
    Sodium 1074.6 mg
    44%
    Total Carbohydrate 43.7 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 2.2 g
    8%
    Protein 32.2 g
    64%

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