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This winning recipe was featured in Give Them a Hand.
Not all sandwiches come with two slices of bread. Tortillas, for example, can make a perfect platform for a handheld meal. And toasting them on the griddle with cheese in the middle—well, yum! This month’s winning recipe brings several flavors together to make a satisfying whole.
1 link (4 ounces) Spanish chorizo, diced
1 1/4 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
4 8-inch flour tortillas
3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican blend cheese
1/2 cup chopped, peeled mango
4 teaspoons chopped cilantro, plus additional for garnish (optional)
Cooking spray or butter
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 cup sour cream
Servings: 4. Serving size: 1 quesadilla. Per serving: 414 calories, 27.4 g protein, 17.2 g fat, 31 g carbohydrates, 0.7 g dietary fiber, 973 mg sodium, 3.7 g sugars, 71 mg cholesterol
Cook’s Tip: Spanish chorizo is different from its Mexican counterpart in that it’s spiced with pimentón, a smoky paprika. You can substitute the Mexican version if desired.
Ali Allie | CoServ Electric