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Skinny Chicken Quesadillas

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

75% more fiber • 61% less fat • 25% more calcium than the original recipe. Mexican food is known for having lots of flavor. We were able to keep the flavor, while cutting fat and calories. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup shredded cooked chicken breast
1/4
cup Muir Glen™ organic salsa (any variety)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
cup fat-free refried beans
4
low-fat whole wheat tortillas (8 inch)
3/4
cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend (3 oz)
Additional salsa, if desired
Fat-free sour cream, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, stir chicken, 1/4 cup salsa and cilantro until well mixed. Spread 2 tablespoons beans over half of each tortilla. Top bean side of each tortilla with 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 with cooking spray; place 2 quesadillas in skillet. Cover; cook 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until filling is heated and tortillas are lightly browned. Repeat with remaining quesadillas. Cut into wedges. Serve with additional salsa and sour cream.

Expert Tips

  • We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
  • We really like the Mexican cheese blend, but you could use reduced-fat Cheddar or Monterey Jack instead.
  • These quesadillas are a great quick meal—serve them with a tossed salad or some fresh fruit for lunch or dinner.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
610mg
26%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
0g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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