Spicy Chicken Quesadillas

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<p>Spicy Chicken Quesadillas</p>

Fresh herbs and pickled jalapenos brighten up these simple yet spicy chicken quesadillas. Serve with a tossed green salad and a side of black beans to round out the meal.

4 servings (serving size: 1 quesadilla and 3 tablespoons salsa)

Ingredients

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1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions (about 2)
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeño peppers
1 cup chopped cooked chicken (about 8 ounces), divided
4 (8-inch) flour tortillas
3/4 cup (3 ounces) reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese, divided
Cooking spray
3/4 cup salsa

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; stir until blended.

Place 1/4 cup chopped chicken over half of 1 tortilla. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons cheese and 1 tablespoon onion mixture; fold in half. Repeat procedure with the remaining tortillas, chicken, cheese, and onion mixture.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place 2 quesadillas in pan. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Repeat procedure with remaining quesadillas. Cut each quesadilla in half. Serve with salsa.

Created date

February 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 328
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 10.9 g
Satfat 4.8 g
Monofat 4.1 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 27.9 g
Carbohydrate 29.4 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 786 mg
Calcium 248 mg