Chicken Quesadilla Recipes -Use Leftover Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Chutney

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Turkey Leftovers turn Chicken Quesadillas Recipes into My Favorite Holiday Recipe

We enjoy my easy chicken quesadillas year round but wait until you make best of chicken quesadilla recipes with leftover turkey and cranberries!  Chicken Quesadilla recipes easy to make with four ingredients are my kind of recipe during the holidays.  This holiday recipe ranks high on the quesadilla list. In fact, I keep a jar of cranberry chutney in my pantry and I whip up these seasonal delicious pick ups for parties, lunch or a yummy snack. These simple chicken quesadillas recipe taste like the essence of the holidays. Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Chutney Quesadillas from Gulf Coast Favorites make quesadillas the perfect holiday party appetizer ideas. Also, I use them for a party pick up. You can substitute leftover cranberry sauce for the cranberry chutney! Adapt the recipe to holiday leftovers and cross off an easy meal off your list.

Holiday Party Appetizer Ideas: Chicken Quesadillas Recipes Easy With Holiday Leftovers

After all the heavy eating, you’ll enjoy my super satisfying chicken quesadilla  recipes easy to make with leftover holiday ingredients..  Leftover holiday turkey turns into a dinnertime delight and great also for my Chicken Tortilla Soup.  Turn a simple chicken quesadilla recipe into a leftover mouthwatering meal with Brie cheese and cranberry chutney.

Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Chutney Quesadillas from Gulf Coast Favorites

Makes 24 wedges

6 (8-10-inch) flour tortillas
1 (9-ounce) jar cranberry chutney
8 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed and sliced
2/3 cup chopped chicken or turkey

1. Preheat oven 425ºF. Coat baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Spread one side of tortilla with cranberry chutney and top with sliced Brie. Add turkey and fold in half, pressing edges together.
3. Place on prepared pan and bake about 5 minutes.  Bake until cheese is melted and tortillas are golden. Let quesadillas sit a few minutes and then cut into wedges.

Terrific Tip: This recipe is perfect for leftover holiday food.  You can use leftover cranberry sauce and turkey. Use Rotisserie chicken to make year round.

Nutrition Nugget: Turkey is an excellent low-calorie high protein food. Three ounces of turkey provide 25 grams of lean protein.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 85, Calories from fat (%)31, Fat (g) 3, Saturated Fat (g) 2, Cholesterol (mg) 13, Sodium (mg) 149, Carbohydrate (g) 10, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Sugars (g) 4, Protein (g) 4, Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat

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Who says Louisiana and Cajun food can’t be good for you? Living in Baton Rouge, I wanted to give you all your favorite healthy Cajun recipes so no guilt in eating here. Best of all, this southern cookbook includes a practical approach to making these recipes. One stop shopping! No specialty stores and 30 minute meals. Healthy easy recipes are my specialty.

So, from easy Crawfish Etouffee to Quesadillas I give you a collection of everyday recipes with everyday ingredients.  Plus, it is all about healthy cooking!

 Chicken Quesadilla Recipes For Easy Holiday Party Appetizer Ideas & Year Round

Chicken Quesadilla Recipes Easy To Make For Holiday Recipe and Year Round!  OK, I love chicken quesadillas! Best of all, you can make yummy chicken quesadilla recipes year round. I use Rotisserie chicken and sometimes I turn chicken leftovers into another meal. Creamy Brie combined with sweet and spicy cranberry chutney makes such a delicious quick chicken quesadilla recipe. Keep it vegetarian without any protein and I promise it is just as good!.  Chicken quesadilla recipes easy to make with ingredients in your pantry- simple preparation for fabulous results!  I think this easy chicken recipe makes one of the best holiday party recipe ideas. I love to cook for the season so you might want to look at my healthy seasonal recipes.

Kitchen Scissors Great for Chicken Quesadillas Recipes Easy To Cut

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Do you have kitchen scissors? If not, kitchen scissors are truly one of my favorite gadgets. I always use them to cut chicken into tenders or to trim chicken. They are dishwasher safe and any gadget that helps cut kitchen time is high on my list. I promise you will find so many uses for kitchen scissors from trimming chicken to cutting pizza.

I use them to always cut my tortillas like for my Mexican Breakfast Casserole or to easily cut quesadillas.  Great kitchen tool to have to simplify healthy cooking! Check out my top kitchen gadget list!


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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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