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Chicken Quesadillas

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Cook this easy chicken quesadilla recipe in hot olive oil for a light and crispy tortilla.

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Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas

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Serves 4

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8 flour tortillas
8 ounces cheddar cheese
12 ounces canned chicken
2 ounces onion
2 ounces green bell pepper
2 ounces red bell pepper
enough to just cover the bottom of the pan cooking oil

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  1. Shred cheese, drain chicken and dice vegetables.
  2. Pour olive oil into a skillet, enough to just cover the bottom. Heat over medium-high heat.
  3. Place one tortilla on a flat surface. Layer half the shredded cheese, chicken, vegetables and remaining cheese onto the tortilla.
  4. Place the other tortilla on top.
  5. Use a wide pancake turner to carefully place the quesadilla in the hot oil.
  6. When the first side is brown, flip the quesadilla with the pancake turner.
  7. Brown the other side. Cut into slices with a pizza cutter.
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Nutritional information for Chicken Quesadillas

Calories: 635
Calories from Fat: 300.5

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 820mg 34%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Sugars 4g ~
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 131% Iron 24%
Vitamin C 40% Calcium 53%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

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