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    Making Mayo’s Recipes: Chicken and zucchini quesadilla

a chicken and vegetable quesadilla on a wooden plank
This recipe is a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken breast. Top with light sour cream and pico de gallo. These baked chicken quesadillas are packed with zucchini, bell peppers, tomatoes, diced jalapeno peppers and fresh lime juice.

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  1. 8 ounces diced cooked chicken breast
  2. 1 cup diced zucchini
  3. 1 diced yellow bell pepper
  4. 1 large diced tomato
  5. 1/2 cup diced red onion
  6. 1 diced jalapeno pepper
  7. 1 tablespoon diced garlic
  8. 1 lime
  9. 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  10. 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  11. 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  12. 2 whole-wheat tortillas, 12 inches in diameter

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