Apple Chicken Quesadillas

Recipe from Karen Fondu, President, Maybelline New York / Garnier.


Apple Chicken Quesadillas

These apple chicken quesadillas are an amazing variation on a Mexican favorite. Try our quesadillas (with heart-healthy guacamole) and que sera, sera!

Ingredients

  • 2 medium, tart apples, sliced
  • 1 cup diced, cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 whole-wheat flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 3/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup salsa (try fruity salsa for a sweeter taste)
  • 6 tablespoons fat-free sour cream

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients.
  3. Place about 3/4 cup on half of each tortilla.
  4. Fold tortilla in half over filling and secure with toothpicks.
  5. Place on a baking sheet coated with non-stick cooking spray.
  6. Bake for 8–10 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Carefully turn quesadillas over; bake 5–8 minutes longer or until golden.
  8. Discard toothpicks.
  9. Cut each quesadilla into three wedges; top with lettuce, salsa and sour cream.

6 servings per recipe

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 237 calories
  • 20 g protein
  • 19 g carbohydrates
  • 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat)