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Santa Fe Quesadillas

Jalapeno, corn, peppers, and onion come together in these chicken quesadillas to hit just the right note, and a citrus avocado dip adds the perfect finishing touch!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 680 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 jalapeno, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 avocados
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 10 whole-wheat tortillas

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Add sliced chicken breasts to pan and cook through (7-8 minutes).
  4. Remove cooked chicken from pan, and chop up the chicken into small bites.
  5. Place pan back on heat and add onions and peppers. Cook 3-4 minutes.
  6. Add corn, jalapeno, and chili powder to pan. Cook until mixture is starting to brown (2-3 minutes)
  7. Place one tortilla on a cookie sheet. Cover with cut up chicken and veggie mixture. Sprinkle cheese on top. Cover with a second tortilla and place in oven for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Add avocados, yogurt, lime juice and salt to blender or food processor. Mix until smooth.
  9. Place avocado mixture into small bowl and serve on side for dipping. Enjoy!