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5 from 2 votes

Healthy Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

A healthy chicken quesadilla recipe that you can customize based on what's in your fridge, and who you are serving! Kid-friendly, freezer-friendly, and ready in minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 375kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 tortillas (10-12 inch)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken (chopped or shredded into small pieces)
  • vegetables of choice (steamed broccoli, spinach and tomatoes pictured)

Instructions

  • Heat nonstick pan over medium heat.
  • Place two tortillas in the pan, propping up the sides against each other in the middle of the pan.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of cheese on the bottom half of each tortilla. Top with chicken, then veggies, then another 2 tablespoons of cheese.
  • Press the top part of the tortilla over on itself, pressing firmly to keep it in place.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until lightly golden and crispy. 
  • Enjoy with salsa, greek yogurt, or guacamole

Nutrition

Serving: 1quesadilla | Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 609mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Calcium: 323mg | Iron: 2.1mg