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Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheese Quesadilla recipe? Learn how to make Cheese Quesadilla using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by minnasgirl

Makes 1 serving



Quesadilla with chicken, Mexican cheeses, avocado and sour cream.

Recipe Ingredients for Cheese Quesadilla

2 cups lettuce, mixed salad greens, with arugula, endive, radicchio
2 corn tortillas
4 tbsp Salsa
1 Tomato, sliced
1/2 oz Cheese, Mexican blend, reduced fat
3 oz Chicken breast, no skin, roasted
2 tbsp Avocado, California (Haas), cup, sliced
1 tbsp Sour cream, light, Knudsen brand

Recipe Directions for Cheese Quesadilla

  1. Layer 3 oz shredded chicken and 2 Tablespoons shredded reduced-fat cheese onto 1 (6-inch) corn tortilla.

  2. Place another tortilla on top and cook in small pan over medium heat until cheese melts and quesadilla is brown on both sides. (You can also microwave on medium for 30 to 45 seconds.)

  3. Cut into four wedges and garnish with 4 T salsa. Serve with 2 cups mixed green salad topped with 1 sliced tomato and 2 T sliced avocado mixed into 1 T light sour cream.

Categories

Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 413.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
401
Calories from Fat
132
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.7g
23%
Saturated Fat
6.1g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
92mg
31%
Sodium
578mg
24%
Potassium
919mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
33.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
7.3g
29%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
35.9g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 21% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
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