Apple Chicken Quesadillas
TAKES: 25 min. MAKES: 6 servings
2 medium tart apples, sliced
1 cup diced cooked chicken breast 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded part-skim
1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/₄ tsp. salt 6 flour tortillas (8 in.), warmed Optional toppings: shredded lettuce, salsa and sour cream
1. Preheat oven to 400°. Toss together first eight ingredients. Place 3/4 cup chicken mixture on one half of each tortilla. Fold tortillas to close; secure with toothpicks.
2. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake until tortillas are golden brown, 13-18 minutes, turning halfway. Discard toothpicks. Serve with toppings as desired.
PER SERVING 300 cal., 10g fat (4g sat. fat), 33mg chol., 475mg sod., 38g carb. (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 16g pro.
Diabetic exchanges: 2½ starch, 2 medium-fat meat.
My sister came up with an easy recipe that can be served as a main course or an appetizer. People are surprised by the combination of chicken, apples, tomatoes and corn inside the crispy tortillas—but they love it.