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"Healthified" Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

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Looking for an easy "Healthified" Chicken Quesadillas recipe? Learn how to make "Healthified" Chicken Quesadillas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by harringbone

Makes 4 servings



from eatbetterameria.com. 78% more fiber, 81% less fat, 25% more calcium than original recipe. Mexican food is known for having lots of flavor. We were able to keep the flavor while cutting fat and calories.

Recipe Ingredients for "Healthified" Chicken Quesadillas

1 c. shredded cooked chicken breast
1/4 c. salsa
2 T. chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 c. fat-free refried beans
4 whole wheat tortillas
3/4 c. shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
4 t. low-fat sour cream

Recipe Directions for "Healthified" Chicken Quesadillas

  1. In medium bowl, stir chicken, 1/4 c. salsa, and cilantro until well mixed. Spread 2 T. beans over half of each tortilla. Top bean side w/chicken mixture and cheese. Fold each tortilla in half over filling.

  2. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Spray both sides of each quesadilla w/cooking spray, place 2 quesadillas in skillet. Cover, cook 3-4 minutes, turning once, until filling is heated and tortillas are lightly browned. Repeat w/remaining quesadillas. Cut into wedges. Serve w/additional salsa and sour cream.

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Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 156.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
49mg
16%
Sodium
525mg
22%
Potassium
230mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
28.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
23.0g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 21% Iron 12%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
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