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Quick Turkey Quesadillas

Quick Turkey QuesadillasRecipe provided by the Ontario Turkey Producers' Marketing Board in Kitchener, Ontario. Photograph provided by Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency.

Recipe Ingredients:

12 ounces turkey thighs, skin removed and cubed
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
8 (8-inch) whole wheat flour tortillas
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup green onions, chopped
1/4 cup canned mild jalapeño chile, chopped
1 cup salsa
Salsa, lime wedges, sour cream and guacamole (as needed)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Stir-fry cubed turkey in oil until the pinkness disappears.
  2. Sprinkle 4 tortillas with turkey, cheese, onions and jalapeño. Drizzle salsa over top.
  3. Cover each tortilla with the remaining tortillas. Place on microwavable plates and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes until the cheese is melted and the turkey is heated through.
  4. Cut each tortilla into wedges and serve immediately with salsa, lime wedges, sour cream and guacamole.

Makes 4 servings.

Note: Nutritional information is based on quesadillas without additional salsa, lime wedges, sour cream or guacamole.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 632; Total Fat: 28g; Cholesterol: 112mg; Total Carbs: 48g; Protein: 42g; Sodium: 1456mg.

Recipe courtesy of National Turkey Federation.