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turkey quesadillas

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Carolyn Parke
Idaho Falls, ID

My children have always loved quesadillas rather with cheese alone or with leftover turkey. I know how much my family has enjoyed this recipe so I wanted to share with my recipe friends.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For turkey quesadillas

  • 2 1/2 c
    turkey (shredded)
  • 2/3 c
    salsa (i prefer mild)
  • 1/3 c
    green onions (chopped)
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 4 lg
    tortillas, flour
  • 1/4 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 2 c
    monterey jack cheese (shtedded)
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    guacamole (optional)

How To Make turkey quesadillas

  • 1
    In large skillet, combine first 6 ingredients. Cook uncovered over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Brush butter on one side of tortilla. Place butter side down on baking sheet.
  • 3
    Spoon one-half of turkey mixture on tortilla. Butter another tortilla, place on top of cheese. Butter side up. Repeat steps to make 2 tortilla stacks.
  • 4
    Bake at 475 degrees for 10 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve with sour cream and guacamole.