Main Dishes

Shrimp and Sweet Potato Quesadillas

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Quesadillas are one of my kids' favorite meals. The addition of shrimp and mashed sweet potato keeps this dish interesting and makes it even healthier. If you have mashed sweet potatoes on hand, it's a great way to use up left-overs. A can of sweet potato or pumpkin puree also works great!

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•8 flour tortillas
•½ cup sweet potato puree (you can use canned sweet potato puree, left-over mashed sweet potatoes, or even canned pumpkin puree)
•2 c. grated cheddar cheese
•½ lb. cooked shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped
•Salsa and guacamole for serving
1.Preheat a flat griddle or a large skillet over medium heat. 2.Spread 2 Tablespoons of mashed sweet potato onto each of 4 tortillas. Place chopped shrimp on top of potato and sprinkle with shredded cheese....
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Nutritions

Calories
779

Sodium
1782mg
74% DV

Fat
46g
71% DV

Protein
50g
101% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV