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Healthy Recipe: Chicken Quesadillas

Servings: 4
Serving size: 1 quesadilla


  • 1 cup chopped, cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoons fresh-made salsa
  • 1/4 cup chopped white onions
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup canned chopped green chili peppers (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Monterey jack/Colby cheese, shredded
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (10")


  1. Preheat electric skillet to 350°F
  2. Mix chicken, salsa, onions, and green chili peppers
  3. Place 1/4 chicken mixture on half of a tortilla. Top with 1/4 cheese; fold over mixture and seal edges.
  4. Place in skillet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. Brown on one side at medium heat for approximately 3-4 minutes.
  6. Turn tortilla over and brown other side.
  7. Cut each folded tortilla into 3 wedges.