Open-faced Enchilada Quesadillas
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
15-20 minutes
Yields
6
Nutritional Info
Calories 210 kcal
Protein 8 g
Fat 12 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fibre 1.1 g
Sodium 525 mg
Calcium 155 mg
Source: Sarah Remmer, RD
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Ingredients

6 regular sized whole grain soft tortillas
2 tbsp (30 ml) butter, melted
1/2 cup (125 ml) Enchilada sauce
1/2 cup (125 ml) cooked chicken, diced
1/2 cup (125 ml) red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup (250 ml) diced bell pepper
1/2 cup (125 ml) baby tomatoes, quartered
1 cup (250 ml) shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
Garnishes: chopped cilantro, sour cream, salsa

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Place tortillas on an ungreased baking sheet, and prick all over with a fork. Brush melted butter on top of each tortilla (leave some for sauteing veggies).
  2. Bake for about 5-7 minutes, until puffed and just golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the remaining butter over medium heat. Add the sliced onions and pepper and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until translucent and caramelized (about 7-8 minutes). Remove skillet from heat.
  4. While onions and peppers are cooking, brush enchilada sauce over each of the baked tortillas. Top with sauteed onions and peppers,chicken, tomatoes, and sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Place is back in the oven and cook for 4-5 more minutes, until the cheese has melted. Remove from oven and garnish with fresh cilantro, sour cream, and/or salsa. Enjoy!