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Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken Quesadillas, by , is from The Heinrichs Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Brian and Jaclyn Heinrichs
Added: Monday, June 8, 2009


1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup salsa
1 lg minced garlic clove
8 soft tortillas
1 tsp oil
1 shredded chicken breast
1/4 cup diced red pepper
1/4 cup green onions
1 Tbsp coriander
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup drained, rinsed and mashed chickpeas

Combine mashed chickpeas, 2 Tbsp sour cream, 2 Tbsp salsa and garlic in a small bowl. Mix well. Set aside. Brush one side of each tortilla with oil. Arrange 4 tortillas oil side down on baking sheet. Spread 1/4 chickpea mixture over each tortilla leaving a 1/2 inch border. Combine shredded chicken, red pepper, green onions and coriander in a small bowl. Spread 1/4 chicken mixture over chickpeas followed by 1/4 cheese. Cover with remaining tortillas, oil side up. Bake for 8-10 minutes until tortillas are light golden brown. Remove from oven. Let cool 5 minutes before cutting. Cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges. Serve with remaining sour cream.




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