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Turkey Leftover Quesadillas Turkey Leftover Quesadillas
“This is a great and tasty one especially if you’re looking for that extra protein” Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 8 minutes Ingredients... Turkey Leftover Quesadillas

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“This is a great and tasty one especially if you’re looking for that extra protein”

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

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Ingredients

  • 4 Flour tortillas ( 9-inches wide)
  • 1 cup, shredded or chopped turkey meat
  • ½ pound cheddar, mozzarella cheese grated
  • ¼ cup finely diced white onions and green peppers mixed
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sliced jalapenos aged and marinated in vinegar (most canned jalapeno versions can be used)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic crushed and finely diced
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil

Preparation

  • Heat a large skillet on medium high heat
  • Add 1 ½ tablespoons oil to coat pan surface
  • Place one tortilla onto the pan and half of the cheese on the tortilla surface
  • Then add half of the chicken, half of the diced onions and peppers and ½ of the garlic on top of the cheese and allow to cook for at least three minutes
  • Next gently fold one half over the other half and gently press down to seal the cheeses
  • Cook for two minutes more then turn over careful not to drop any of the insides out
  • Cook until the cheese has melted which should be around 3 minute more then remove from heat and set on cutting board for cutting into triangles.

Serve with Mexican salsa,guacamole and cream.

RECIPE BY CHEF ED- RESIDENT CHEF