Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

Chicken Quesadillas with Peach Salsa

Sweet spicy peach salsa is a perfect accompaniment to crisp chicken and roasted pepper quesadillas.

30 min.prep time 40 min.total time
4 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Salsa

2 small (1 cup) peaches, peeled, finely chopped*
1 tablespoon sliced green onions
1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper
2 teaspoons freshly grated lime zest
2 teaspoons honey

Quesadillas

2 cups shredded cooked chicken
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
4 teaspoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
4 (8- to 9-inch) flour tortillas**
6 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut in half
1/2 cup roasted red pepper strips

Directions

Combine all salsa ingredients in bowl; mix well. Set aside.

Combine chicken, lime juice and cumin in bowl.

Spread 1 side of each tortilla with 1 teaspoon butter. Place buttered-side down onto large cutting board.

Place 3 cheese halves in single layer over top of each tortilla. Place 1/4 chicken mixture and 1/4 roasted red pepper strips over bottom half of tortillas, using slotted spoon. Fold tortillas over filling; gently press down.

Heat 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Place 2 quesadillas into skillet; cook, turning once, 4-6 minutes or until browned. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.

Cut each quesadilla into thirds; serve with peach salsa.

 

*Substitute canned peaches, well drained.

**Substitute green vegetable or red tomato tortillas.


 

 


Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 410

Fat: 19g

Cholesterol: 90mg

Sodium: 670mg

Carbohydrates: 29g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 30g

Recipe #15372©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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