Southwest Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are a great way to use leftover cooked chicken or turkey. Serve as a snack, an appetizer or easy dinner when time is short.

Serves: Makes 8 (1/2 quesadilla) servings.
10 mins Prep time 10 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
10 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix chicken, 1 1/2 cups of the cheese, tomato and Seasoning Mix until well blended.

  • Place 4 of the tortillas on 2 baking sheets. Spread chicken mixture evenly on each tortilla. Top with remaining tortillas. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

  • Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and tortillas are lightly browned. Cut into wedges to serve. Serve with toppings, if desired.

Cooking tip

Restaurant-Style Skillet Quesadillas: Prepare quesadillas as directed. Cook each quesadilla in 1 teaspoon hot oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 2 to 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with assorted toppings, such as chopped avocado, salsa or sour cream.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 306Calories: 306Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Sodium: 626mgProtein: 20g
  • Total Fat: 14gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g