CHICKEN AVOCADO QUESADILLAS
Chicken avocado quesadillas made with simple ingredients & perfect for parties & game day! Great fresh flavors in this tasty chicken quesadilla recipe!
- 4 flour tortillas
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 1 ½ cups diced cooked chicken
- 1 avocado sliced in half, then diced
- 2 TBSP green salsa
- dash of lime juice
- salt & pepper to taste
- cilantro sour cream and salsa, to top/dip
Cook each tortilla on a 400 degree F skillet for 30 seconds on each side. Set aside.
Combine diced chicken with salsa and lime juice, stir to combine. Add several leaves of cilantro, if desired. (I adore cilantro!) Shake in a little salt and pepper as well.
Reduce skillet heat to about 250 degrees F. Place tortilla on the skillet, then 1/2 cup cheese and about 3/4 cup chicken mixture. Top with 1/2 an avocado, then another 1/2 cup cheese and another tortilla. Gently press down to meld quesadilla. Cook for about 3 minutes, then flip over and cook an additional 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and let stand 1-2 minutes. Slice into triangles with a pizza cutter and serve with sour cream, salsa and additional cilantro. Makes 2 quesadillas.
Calories: 861kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 23g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 1270mg | Potassium: 763mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1173IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 947mg | Iron: 4mg