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Chicken and Low Fat Cheese Quesadillas

Categories: Healthy
Yield:
10 serving
Prep Time:
1 hours
Portion Size:
1 each
Step 1
1 fl oz • Olive oil
2 each • Onion, medium • sliced
1 cup • Green pepper • cut into 1/4- inch strips
1 cup • Red pepper • cut into 1/4- inch strips
2 tsp • Garlic • minced
14 each • Mushrooms, large • cleaned and sliced
1/4 tsp • Cumin powder
1/4 tsp • Chile powder
3/4 tsp • Jalapeño chiles • finely chopped
1 3/4 fl oz • Sherry vinegar (or 50/50 mix of sherry and cider vinegar))
2 tsp • Cilantro
Heat oil, add onions and peppers, and saute for 2 minutes.

Add garlic and continue cooking until onions start to brown, about 3 more minutes.

Add mushrooms, cumin, chile powder, and jalapeno. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.

Add vinegar and continue cooking until most of liquid has evaporated, about 2 minutes.

Take off heat, let cool slightly, toss in cilantro and set aside to cool until ready to assemble Quesadillas.
Step 2
1 3/4 lb • Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 3/4 tbsp • Our Best BBQ Rub
Rub chicken with Our Best BBQ rub and grill. Allow to cool then cut into strips. Set aside.
Step 3
2 each • Avocados, ripe
1 fl oz • Lime juice
• Chives • minced
2 dash • Tabasco
Mash avocado with a fork, then add lime juice, chives and tabasco. Set aside.
Step 4
10 each • Whole wheat flour toritllas
1 1/4 cups • Jack cheese, light
1 1/4 cups • Cheddar cheese, light
5 tbsp • Tomato • finely diced
To assemble and cook: Warm tortilla on griddle, then layer cheese, chicken and pepper mixture on half of tortilla. Fold the tortilla over to make a half circle. Cook until light golden brown, then flip and continue to cook until all cheese has melted.

Serve with Avocado and fresh diced tomatos.
Notes
Alternate assembly method:

Warm tortilla on griddle, on middle 1/3 of tortilla, layer the cheese, chicken and pepper mixture. Fold both sides of the tortilla over to make a long rectangle. Seal the folded edge with egg whites. Cook until light golden brown, then flip and continue to cook until all cheese has melted.

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