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Chicken And Cheese Quesadillas

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Ingredients
  Frozen spinach leaves 10 Ounce, thawed and squeezed dry (1 Box)
  Shredded cheddar cheese/Mexican-blend cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs) (From Bag)
  Chili powder 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  8 inch flour tortillas 8
  Sliced cooked chicken 8 Ounce (1 1/2 Cup)
  Vegetable oil cooking spray 1
  Salsa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Serving)
Directions

1. Heat spinach in the microwave until heated through, about 2 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, toss together cheese and chili powder until combined.
3. Lay 4 tortillas on a work surface. Top each with one-fourth each chicken, spinach, and cheese. Cover with remaining tortillas.
4. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Place a quesadilla in the skillet and cook until the bottom is golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn carefully with a spatula and cook until golden on other side and filling is heated through, 2 to 3 minutes more. Repeat with remaining quesadillas. Serve immediately with salsa on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Toasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 496 Calories from Fat 170

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.6%

Saturated Fat 7 g34.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.3 mg10.1%

Sodium 1044.8 mg43.5%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.1 g36.2%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 28 g56.1%

Vitamin A 264.7% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 34.6% Iron 19.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chicken And Cheese Quesadillas Recipe