Chicken & Basil Quesadillas Recipe serves: 4
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 8 min

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 sandwich
Amount Per Serving
Calories 790
Calories from Fat 250
Total Fat 27 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 120 mg
Sodium 1860 mg
Total Carbs 78 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 55 g
Vitamin A 60 %
Vitamin C 50 %
Calcium 35 %
Iron 35 %

Chicken & Basil Quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread
  • 1 lb. shredded cooked chicken, (about 2 1/2 cups)
  • 1 jar (7.25 oz.) roasted red peppers
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese [or Monterey Jack cheese ]
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 8 (10-in.) burrito size flour tortillas

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Combine 2 tablespoons melted I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread with remaining ingredients except tortillas in large bowl; set aside.
  3. Evenly brush one side of 4 tortillas with 1 tablespoon Spread. Arrange tortillas brushed side down on baking sheet. Evenly spoon filling over 4 tortillas, then top with remaining tortillas. Brush tops with remaining 1 tablespoon Spread.
  4. Bake 8 minutes or until tortillas are slightly golden and cheese is melted. Cut each quesadilla into 6 triangles to serve.
  • TIP: Buy a cooked rotisserie chicken from your deli or supermarket for the cooked chicken!
  • Also terrific to serve as 24 appetizer servings!

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