Chicken Quesadillas

Makes 4 servings (1 tortilla per serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. canola oil 
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced 
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced 
  • 1 green onion, sliced 
  • 1 tsp. chili powder 
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder 
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken, chopped 
  • ½ cup tomatoes, diced 
  • 1 cup cheese, grated 
  • 4 tortillas 

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan on high heat. 
  2. Add peppers and cook until starting to char, approximately 3 minutes. 
  3. Add green onion, chili powder, garlic powder, chicken and tomatoes. 
  4. Reduce heat and cook for another 5 minutes. 
  5. Line the tortillas on a flat surface and split the cheese evenly for each. 
  6. Split the chicken filling into four and fill one half of the tortilla.  
  7. Fold the tortillas in half.  
  8. Clean your frying pan and place one or two tortillas at a time back into the frying pan. Return to medium heat.  
  9. Flip tortillas once one side becomes brown. 
  10. Serve and enjoy! 

*Meal prep tip: Make chicken filling ahead of time and freeze for up to three months. Simply thaw, and fill the tortillas, and fry when ready to eat.

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 370 calories, 13 g fat, 35 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate (25 g available carbohydrate), 5 g fibre, 715 mg sodium 

My Viva Plan Servings: grain, 4 protein, 2 vegetable, 0 fruit, 0 fat, 0 dairy