• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    The ultimate Quesadilla recipe! These are loaded with two kinds of gooey melted cheese and a flavorful, fajita style chicken and sautéed pepper filling. Talk about delicious Mexican comfort food everyone will go crazy for!

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, (diced into 1/2-inch cubes)
    • 2 tsp chili powder
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 4 tsp olive oil, (divided)
    • 2 cups chopped bell pepper ((about 2, I use red and green))
    • 2/3 cup chopped red onion
    • 2 garlic cloves, (minced)
    • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
    • 6 (10-inch burrito size) flour tortillas
    • 3 Tbsp butter, (melted)
    • 6 oz. cheddar cheese, (shredded (1 1/2 cups))
    • 6 oz. monterrey jack cheese, (shredded (1 1/2 cups))
    • Guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo or salsa, (for serving (optional)*)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 649 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 35 g 53.62%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 90.75%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 134 mg 44.8%
    • Sodium: 989 mg 41.21%
    • Calcium: 540 mg 53.97%
    • Potassium: 575 mg 16.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.1%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.21%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 41 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 23.57%
    • Vitamin C 69.59%
    • Vitamin D 1.79%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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