This week’s Skinny Dawg meal comes from Athens Refrigeration. This Jenn-Air recipe for Chicken & Mushroom Quesadillas is super flavorful and a great week night meal that can be thrown together quickly.
Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 8 Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla Calories Per Serving: 384
Olive oil Cooking Spray
2 ½ Teaspoons chili powder
2 Garlic cloves, minced
1 Teaspoon dried oregano
8 Oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 ½ Cups shredded, cooked chicken
2/3 Cup finely chopped onion
1/3 Cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 ½ Cups grated reduced fat Cheddar Jack cheese
16 8-Inch flour or 5 1/2 –inch corn tortillas
Salt and pepper
2 Tablespoons olive oil
Coat large skillet with olive oil cooking spray
Add chili powder, garlic, and oregano. Sauté approximately one minute.
Add mushrooms and sauté until tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
Mix in chicken, onion, and cilantro. Cool 10 minutes. Mix in cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
Lightly brush olive oil on one side of eight tortillas.
Place tortillas, oil side down, on large baking sheet. Divide chicken mixture evenly between tortillas and spread to cover. Top with remaining tortillas, press together, and brush top with olive oil.
Warm skillet or grill pan on medium high heat. Place tortillas on hot skillet or grill pan and cook until heated through and golden brown, about 3 minutes per side.
Cut into wedges and serve.
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