Keto Quesadillas Recipe

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In the mood for quesadillas that don’t add to your waistline? Read on for a low-carb, keto-friendly recipe that tastes great!

Keto Quesadillas

When you need an easy meal the whole family will love, these Keto Chicken Quesadillas are just what you want!

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 23 mins

Marinating Time: 15 mins

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American, Mexican

Keyword: easy

Servings: 8

Calories: 272.14kcal

Author: Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless chicken cubed
  • 2 tablespoons keto taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil divided
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced red pepper
  • 1 chipotle chili pepper in adobo saucediced fine
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 keto tortillas
  • For Serving: Salsa Sour Cream, Avocado, Cilantro

Instructions

  • Place the chicken in a medium bowl and toss with the taco seasoning. Allow to sit at room temperature for at least 15 minutes, or refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat a skillet to medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon of the oil.
  • Cook the chicken, stirring often for 8 minutes.
  • Add the onion, red pepper, and chipotle chili pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the meat and vegetables to a clean bowl.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and carefully wipe the skillet clean.
  • Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil to the skillet.
  • Place the tortilla in the skillet, working in batches as necessary.
  • Top with the meat, vegetables, and cheese.
  • Add a second tortilla on top.
  • Cook, turning once until the tortillas are brown and crispy and the cheese is melted, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a cutting board and cut into wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 272.14kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.02g | Protein: 21.49g | Fat: 18.4g | Saturated Fat: 6.71g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.97g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5.57g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 66.06mg | Sodium: 316.77mg | Potassium: 271.82mg | Fiber: 3.17g | Sugar: 1.21g | Vitamin A: 745.23IU | Vitamin C: 13.59mg | Calcium: 210.19mg | Iron: 0.55mg

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