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Cheese N Rice Quesadillas

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  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Canned chopped green chilies 4 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Flour tortillas 12 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)

In medium saucepan, bring water, butter, rice and Spanish sauce and chilies to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until rice is tender.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Preheat broiler.
Place 3 flour tortillas on I5 1/2 X 10 1/2 X 1 inch jelly roll pan.
Spread heaping 1/3 cup rice mixture onto 1 tortilla, leaving 1/2 inch border around edge; top each with 1/4 cup cheese, then another tortilla.
Repeat with remaining tortillas.
Broil until each tortilla is lightly toasted and cheese is melted, turning once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1677 Calories from Fat 780

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 89 g136.3%

Saturated Fat 40.7 g203.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 156.8 mg52.3%

Sodium 4056.3 mg169%

Total Carbohydrates 171 g57.1%

Dietary Fiber 10 g39.9%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 55 g110%

Vitamin A 40.2% Vitamin C 64.6%

Calcium 104.1% Iron 53.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese N Rice Quesadillas Recipe