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Chicken Quesadilla

Orange Icon  Chicken Quesadilla

Orange Icon  Chicken Quesadilla

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Submitted by: Denise Walsh

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 40 Minutes

Servings: 4

Healthy version of a classic! It is so easy to transform this typically unhealthy meal into a mouth-watering, waist-friendly one.

  • 1 tbs. coconut oil, raw, extra-virgin, organic
  • 1 med. bell pepper, green, fresh, organic
  • 1 med. bell pepper, red, fresh, organic
  • 1 sml. onion, any type, organic
  • 1 lbs. chicken, cooked, free-range, organic
  • 1 tbs. taco seasoning mix, organic
  • 4 tortilla, sprouted whole grain, organic
  • 4 tbs. salsa, fresh made, organic
  • 4 oz. cheddar cheese, mild, raw, organic

Heat coconut oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add diced peppers and onions; cook for 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned and tender. Add diced cooked chicken and taco seasoning; stir well. Remove skillet from heat and move chicken mixture to a large bowl.

Wipe the skillet clean, then grease with a little coconut oil. Place one tortilla in the pan and layer 1/4 of the chicken mixture on one half, followed by 1 tablespoon of salsa and 1 ounce of shredded cheese. Fold the tortilla in half (like an omelet) and let cook for approximately 5 minutes, flip, and cook for another 5 minutes. Both sides should be golden brown and crispy. Slice into 2, 3, or 4 pieces.

Repeat with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, salsa, and cheese.