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Chicken Quesadillas
(George Foreman Grill)

This is a light and easy version of chicken quesadillas that you can grill on your George Foreman grill, if you have one. If you don't have an indoor grill, a fry pan will work just fine.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup minced purple onion
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no salt added diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 8 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey jack cheese
  • Butter flavored cooking spray
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional)

Method

  1. Place oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  2. Add chopped pepper and onion; cook 3 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add cumin, and cook 1 minute, stirring often.
  4. Add chicken and tomato; cook 3 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Stir in minced cilantro, salt, and ground pepper.
  6. Place about 1/2 cup chicken mixture on half of each tortilla.
  7. Sprinkle cheese evenly over turkey mixture on tortillas; fold tortillas in half.
  8. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
  9. Add 2 filled tortillas; cook 30 seconds on each side or until lightly browned.
  10. Set aside, and keep warm.
  11. Repeat procedure with remaining 6 tortillas. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.
  12. Serve immediately.

Serves 8.

Simply grill the folded tortillas on the grill until the cheese is melted and they are lightly browned.

Posted by bettyboop at Recipe Goldmine 1/3/2002 8:41 am.




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