Monday, March 14, 2011

Recipe for BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Two servings, each 483 calories, 16 grams fat, 45 grams carbs, 2.5 grams fiber, 35 grams protein;  12 WW Points+


1/3 cup finely chopped red onion, plus more for garnish
1 TBSP olive oil, divided
½ cup ketchup (I used a no sugar added variety)
2 ½ TBSP Penzy’s 3000 BBQ Seasoning
2 TBSP chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish
1 ½ cup shredded cooked chicken
2 whole wheat tortillas
4 TBSP shredded Mexican blend cheese
Olive oil spray (or cooking spray)
Low fat sour cream for garnish

Saute onion in ½ TBSP olive oil until soft.  Add ketchup ,  BBQ Seasoning, 2 TBSP cilantro and chicken.  Cook on gentle simmer for 5 minutes.  Place 1 ½ TBSP cheese on ½ of tortilla, top with chicken mixture and an additional ½ TBSP cheese.  Fold over.
Warm ½ TBSP olive oil over med-high heat.  Place folded tortillas in pan.  Cook for 2 minutes or until nicely browned.  Spray top with olive oil spray and flip.  Cook an additional 2 minutes.  Remove from pan.  Cut into thirds.  Top with dollop of sour cream, diced red onion and chopped cilantro.