Main Dishes

Quick Quesadillas

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Creamy Cheese and Hearty Beef combine with spicy salsa and fresh tomatoes for a great meal.

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FOR THE QUESADILLAS:
4 tortillas
½ Cup Cheese, Divided
¼ Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
6 TBSP Salsa, Divided
FOR THE GROUND BEEF:
½ cup Ground Beef, Divided
1 TBSP Olive Oil
½ TSP Garlic Powder
½ TSP Onion Powder
½ TSP Chili Powder
½ TSP Pepper
½ TSP Cumin
1 Lime, Juiced
FOR THE GARNISH:
Avocado Slices
Light Sour Cream
Salsa
In a large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add ground beef, spices and lime juice. Stir until the beef is no longer pink. Once done, remove from heat and set aside. Preheat broiler. Lay 2...
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Nutritions

Calories
464

Sodium
483mg
20% DV

Fat
23g
35% DV

Protein
24g
49% DV

Carbs
36g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
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  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV