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Loud Quesadillas

Updated on October 6, 2012
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Janine is a published author in Only Trollops Shave Above the Knees, appears on The Huffington Post and at Confessions of A Mommyaholic.

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Apples and Tortillas make this recipe for quesadillas not only crunchy, but extra delicious for the whole family. This recipe is yet another favorite in our house (my kids included love them) and thought I would share. It is relatively easy to make and a healthy alternative to regular old-fashioned quesadillas.

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup or 1 ear of corn, cooked and cut from the cob
  • 1/2 cup Chopped tomato, You can substitute a can of diced tomatoes if need be.
  • 1 Tbs. Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • 2 Tsp. Olive Oil
  • Eight 8-inch Whole Grain Soft Flour Tortillas
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese 4.oz, Can be reduced fat
  • One 6-oz skinless, chicken breast cooked and thinly sliced
  • 1 Apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • Nonstick Cooking Spray
  • Dash Salt and ground black pepper for flavor
  • 1 Lime

Instructions

  1. Prepare the salsa in a small bowl by combining corn, tomato, cilantro, olive oil, salt, pepper and lime. Set aside so flavors blend. You can also refrigerate this for a few hours before you actually start to put the quesadillas together, if time permits.
  2. Lay 4 tortillas on a flat work surface and sprinkle each with 2 Tbs. of cheese. Divide chicken and apple slices evenly among the tortillas. Sprinkle each with remaining cheese and then top with the remaining tortillas.
  3. Coat a large non-stick skillet with non-stick cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. Place one quesadilla in skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes or until browned. Then, flip the quesadilla and cook 2-3 minutes more on the other side or until browned and cheese is fully melted. Remove and repeat with remaining quesadillas. Cut into quarters (I use a pizza cutter for this and it works perfectly every time) and serve with the salsa prepared previously.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 323
Calories from Fat81
% Daily Value *
Fat 9 g14%
Saturated fat 4 g20%
Unsaturated fat 5 g
Carbohydrates 36 g12%
Fiber 18 g72%
Protein 23 g46%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Comment section now added and didn't realize there wasn't one on this hub at all for some reason. Sorry for any confusion.

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      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      Janine this was indeed a five star recipe.. looks easy to make :)

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thanks Frank. It is truly very easy to make and with 2 small kids we like easy, simple, but tasty too. So I love when I can accomplish all three with a recipe.

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      Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      This recipe looks delicious, can't wait to try it!

      Many thanks and voted up

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you so much movie master and hope you enjoy it as much as we do!!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Delish! I'm going out to Tijuana Flatts for quesadillas soon and now I'm really craving them. Fab hub!!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Oh thank you so much Sunshine625, enjoy your quesadillas at Tijuana Flatts!!

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      "Loud" caught my attention. Now I see. Great recipe. I bet this is delicious. Many votes, including up!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you so much Victoria for your comment and all your continued support. I totally appreciate it.

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      Girish puri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      Sounds delicious, voted up

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank u so much girishpuri. Hope you try this recipe and enjoy!!

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      These quesadillas are delicious Janine. Voted up awesome!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Lovedoctor926, so glad you like.p them too and thank you for your vote too!

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      Mohan Kumar 4 years ago from UK

      Utterly scrumptious- I love the new twist in this recipe and the dish looks so yummy. It's nice and simple and easy to follow. Voted up of course!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you so much Docmo. I love the slight twist here too and can't tell you enough how yummy these really are.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      I love the look of this! I am definitely going to try it, brilliant!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Oh thank you Nell and totally hope you try these and enjoy!!

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      Whole grain tortillas, veggies, chicken, and apple sound like a winning combination to me. It also sounds like a great dish for an evening meal that is over the top in flavor and easy to prepare. I will be treating my family to this soon. Thank you for sharing.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Glad to share this one with you and your family pstrauble48. Thank you for stopping by and commenting and hope when you do make this that you and your family enjoy it.

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      Sharilee Swaity 4 years ago from Canada

      Janine, these sound absolutely delicious. I love quesadillas -- one of my all time favourite things to eat. And the fact they are made healthier is even better. Voted up and more, plus pinned!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you so much prairieprincess, totally appreciate you stopping by, commenting, sharing, voting and pinning. Hope you enjoy these when you make them.

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      Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

      Yummy, I love Questadillas and I would deffo try these. Great recipe Janine :o)

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Julie, thank you and definitely hope you get to try and let me know how you like them. Thanks you as always :)

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      Yum!!!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you so much Audrey!!!

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      heartexpressions 4 years ago

      Oh boy, if I let my twins see this one they wouldn't stop bugging me until I made them. I'll surprise them one night.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Heartexpressions, thank you for stopping by and commenting too. I do hope you get to make this for your twins and surprise them one night soon. Thank you again :)

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      Ok, another recipe for me to pin. The quaseiladas look delicious!! Will tweet and share as well.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Oh Michelle, I just can't thank you enough and wish we lived close enough for I would definitely cook a meal of your choice for you. Thank you as always though for everything Michelle :)

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      My family loves Quesadillas, and I will try this recipe for sure.

      I voted UP, etc. and will share, and Pin.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Mary, thank you so very much and hope you do get to try soon and enjoy. Thanks also for the votes, share and pin too!!

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      Pete Fanning 4 years ago from Virginia

      Everything in the recipe looks good to me, will be trying this soon! Voted up and awesome.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Pete, thank you so much and when you do try, I truly hope you and your family do enjoy!!

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      Rema T V 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      Hi Janine,

      Yet another recipe that gets added (of course with my own variations) to my already good collection of recipes more than half of them being yours. Thanks Janine. Cheers, Rema.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Rema, thank you for saying such kind words about my recipes. I truly do appreciate it and thank you so much for stopping by and always being so supportive too!!

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      Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

      I love quesadillas and these look soooo yummy and easy to make. I'm trying this recipe. Voted up : )

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you Ryem for the comment and votes too. Hope you too get to make and enjoy too!!

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      Melanie Chisnall 4 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

      Oh yum! I love the idea of adding in apples and corn. Very healthy! I must give this one a try, I think my hubby will love it as well - it's not a salad, lol! Great hub Janine! :) Voted up and sharing!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Melanie, we too love the apples and corn being added in and it just gives it a bit of a different flair; instead of just the same old boring quesadilla (don't get me wrong we love those too, but just something different every so often). That said I do hope you and Geoff try and let me know how you liked them when you do. And thank you for the votes and share too!!

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      Cogerson 4 years ago from Virginia

      Looks like a winning recipe.....one that opened my eyes and started my day off right...lol. Thanks for sharing. Voted up and useful.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Bruce, thank you so much for saying such lovely words about my recipe. Totally happy to start your day off right. Thank you for sharing and voting too!!

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      Never heard about Quesadillas. I love any food that use chicken as key ingredient.

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      LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      I love this! Simple and looks delicious...... Will be trying it out for sure! Thanks for sharing :)

      Have a great weekend, Jan!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Vinaya, thank you again and do hope you can try and enjoy too!!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      LaThing, thank you for sharing too. Also hope you get to try and enjoy too!!

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      Jaye Denman 4 years ago from Deep South, USA

      I like the idea of using apples in quesadillas. I can adapt your idea using only organic ingredients and substituting beans for the chicken, but I think the apples will provide a delicious and crunchy touch. (I hope you don't mind that I'll be changing your recipe. I may try adding organic chicken when preparing it for guests.)

      Voted Up++

      Jaye

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Jaye I am just so happy u will be trying it and let me know how it turns out. Maybe I could try it that way and have new recipe to enjoy because of you :)

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      Deborah Neyens 4 years ago from Iowa

      Sounds great! Love the name.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Deb, thank you again and very much appreciate it :)

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      Joseph De Cross 4 years ago

      Love this Loud Quesadillas! Apples and chicken make a good combination. Great recipe when a hurricane is out there!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thanks Joseph and thinking of you during the hurricane. Hope all is well and that you are safe :)

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      Patty Inglish 4 years ago from North America

      I'll be making this recipe later today! Apples, chicken and salsa siund great together. Rated up and shared.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Patty, thank you for stopping by and so glad you are going to try these. Let me know what you think. And thank you also for the votes and share, too :)

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      Robert Elias Ballard 4 years ago from Zirconia, North Carolina

      Excellent hub and simple , quick and tasty!

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      Hezekiah 4 years ago from Japan

      I'll Bookmark this and try them out, looks good. Thanks.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you so much Fiddleman and hope you enjoy :)

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you too Hezekiah and hope when you do get to make you, too enjoy!!

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