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Smoky Chicken and Mushroom Quesadillas With Spanish Rice

Total Time - 25 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Preheat grill
  • Prepare rice through step 2 - 5 minutes
  • Prepare quesadillas and complete rice; serve - 20 minutes

Smoky Chicken and Mushroom Quesadillas

1 (6-ounce) package sliced portabella mushrooms
1 teaspoon roasted garlic
1 teaspoon mesquite seasoning
4 (1-ounce) slices Deli smoked Gouda cheese
4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
1 (10-ounce) can chunk white chicken (drained)
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
butter cooking spray


1. Preheat 2-sided tabletop grill. Combine mushrooms, garlic, and mesquite seasoning in microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on HIGH 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
2. Cut Gouda cheese slices in half. Assemble quesadillas, two at a time, by placing 2 cheese slices on one half of each tortilla (leaving other half empty). Layer one fourth of each ingredient, in this order, over top of cheese slices: chicken, shredded cheese, and mushroom mixture. Fold empty half of tortilla over filling and press down lightly.
3. Coat grill with cooking spray; grill 2 quesadillas at a time 2–3 minutes or until crisp. Repeat with remaining quesadillas. Cut into wedges and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 384kcal; FAT 17g; CHOL 87mg; SODIUM 1000mg; CARB 25g; FIBER 3g; PROTEIN 34g; VIT A 3%; VIT C 4%; CALC 25%; IRON 11%

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Spanish Rice

1 (6-ounce) box Mexican fiesta rice (10-minute variety)
1 cup mild salsa
1 cup water


1. Combine all ingredients (including rice seasoning packet) in medium saucepan; cover and bring to boil on high.
2. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until desired consistency. Stir before serving.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 163kcal; FAT <1g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 937mg; CARB 38g; FIBER <1g; PROTEIN 4g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 2%; CALC 7%; IRON 12%

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Add to your grocery list 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Add to your grocery list 4 (1-oz) slices Publix Deli smoked Gouda cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 (6-oz) box Mexican fiesta rice (10-min variety)
Add to your grocery list butter cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) can chunk white chicken
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp mesquite seasoning
Add to your grocery list 1 cup mild salsa

Add to your grocery list 1 tsp roasted garlic
Add to your grocery list 1 (6-oz) package sliced portabella mushrooms

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list salsa
Add to your grocery list tortilla chips
Add to your grocery list Key lime pie

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Utensils & Cookware

  • 2-sided tabletop grill
  • medium saucepan with lid
  • microwave-safe bowl with lid
  • spatula, cooking spoons
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

Other suggestions for quick and flavorful quesadilla toppings would include pre-diced tomatoes and onions.

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