Chicken Quesadillas with Peach Salsa
Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

Chicken Quesadillas with Peach Salsa

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

4
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
40 min
TOTAL TIME

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

6 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American cut in half

4 (8- to 9-inch) flour tortillas  

1/2 cup roasted red pepper strips

 

 *Substitute canned peaches, well drained. **Substitute green vegetable or red tomato tortillas.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Combine chicken, lime juice and cumin in bowl.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

    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.

  6. STEP 6

    Cut each quesadilla into thirds; serve with peach salsa.

Nutrition

410Calories
19Fat (mg)
90Cholesterol (mg)
670Sodium (mg)
29Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
30Protein (g)

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