Quesadillas with Chicken, Smoked Gouda and Caramelized Onions

Quesadillas with Chicken, Smoked Gouda and Caramelized Onions

These French-inspired quesadillas are filled with a delicious balance of sharp and sweet flavours. Caramelized onions really make this easy dish special.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chicken, cooked, chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) vinegar
  • 1 bottle roasted red peppers
  • 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) shredded smoked gouda cheese
  • 6 10 inch (25 cm) green tortillas

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in onion, sugar and vinegar and cook until onion is golden brown (about 25 minutes). Remove from heat and let cool.

  2. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C). Drain and slice roasted red peppers. Sprinkle cheese over half of each tortilla. Top with onion, peppers and chicken. Fold other half of tortilla over cheese mixture. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake till tortillas are slightly crisp and cheese is melted. Cut each into 4 pieces, arrange on a platter and serve hot with salsa and sour cream.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 220 g serving Amount
  • Calories 460
  • Protein 23 g
  • Fat 19 g
  • Saturated Fat 10 g
  • Carbohydrate 49 g
  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Cholesterol 70 mg
  • Sodium 880 mg
  • Per 220 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 8
  • Calcium 30
  • Iron 15
  • Vitamin A 60
  • Vitamin C 60
  • Vitamin B6 13
  • Vitamin B12 30
  • Folate 6
  • Magnesium 15
  • Zinc 23

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