Dinner

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas Recipe

Prep Time: 15 Min  |  Cook Time: 25 Min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 720
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Prep Time
15 Min
Cook Time
25 Min
Servings
4
Calories
720

Zesty, crisp and cheesy, these quesadillas are everything. The cheese, Sargento® 4 Cheese Mexican, melts to a delicious gooeyness and pineapple salsa makes a delightful accompaniment. This is a recipe you just might consider doubling.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1⁄2 bunch cilantro washed
  • 1⁄2 bunch parsley washed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 small jalapeno
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 cups Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Traditional Cut
  • 4 (9 in.) flour tortillas
  • PINEAPPLE SALSA:
  • 2 cups diced pineapple
  • 1⁄4 cup diced red onion
  • 1⁄2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
Directions
  1. In a blender add the cilantro, parsley, garlic, jalapeno, lime juice, 3 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper and blend until it becomes a puree.
  2. Mix 1⁄2 of the green chili sauce with the shredded chicken and set aside. Reserve the other 1⁄2 for garnish.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl add the pineapple, red onion, red bell pepper, cilantro, lime juice and season with salt and pepper. Set aside for garnish
  4. Heat a large pan or griddle on medium heat with 2 teaspoon of olive oil. Add 1 tortilla and place 1⁄2 cup cheese on to the tortilla covering the whole surface. Then add 1/2cup shredded green chili chicken on half of the tortilla and sprinkle with green onions then fold in half. Cook on each side for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside and keep warm and repeat the process 3 more times.
  5. Cut each Quesadillas into 3rds and garnish with pineapple salsa and fresh lime and green chili sauce.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Serving Size: (399g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 720
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40 grams
Saturated Fat 14 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 19 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 48 grams
Dietary Fiber 5 grams
Total Sugars 11 grams
Protein 44 grams
Vitamin A 126RE
Vitamin C 105mg 170%
Calcium 436mg 45%
Iron 4mg 20%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.