Recipe: Chicken and Veggie Hummus Quesadilla

If you’re looking for a protein packed meal look no further. This healthy quesadilla has over 40 grams of protein and less than 30 grams of carbs making this a great meal to get you lean. This tasty dish gets its flavors from all natural sources to provide you a healthy meal that has a great taste. Add this recipe to your diet and expand your meal choices.\r\n\r\nIngredients\r\n


  • ¼ cup red pepper hummus
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  • 10 oz. (raw) chicken breast
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  • 1 large Portobello mushroom cap, chopped
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  • 4 small, 100-calorie multigrain tortillas
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  • 4 Tbsp. goat cheese, crumbled
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  • ½ cup red onion, chopped
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  • 2 Tbsp. garlic, minced
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  • Garnish fresh cilantro
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  • Garnish Pico de Gallo
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  • Coconut oil spray
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  • 1 avocado
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\r\nNutrition\r\n\r\nServing size: 1 chicken quesadilla (with 5 oz. raw chicken breast)\r\n\r\nRecipe Yields: 2 chicken Quesadillas\r\n\r\nAmount per serving:\r\n\r\nCalories 377\r\n\r\nFat 13g\r\n\r\nCarbs 27g\r\n\r\nProtein 41g\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nDirections \r\n


  1. Spray a nonstick skillet with coconut oil spray, and set the heat to medium-high.
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  3. Sear 1 tablespoon minced garlic in the skillet, then toss in chopped mushrooms. Sear and cook for 3 minutes. Stir rapidly with a spatula so the mushrooms do not completely wilt. Set aside in a separate bowl when finished.
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  5. Sear 1 tablespoon minced garlic in the skillet, then toss in the chicken breast. Cook the chicken for about 12-15 minutes or until the meat is white when cut and juices run clear. Set aside in a separate bowl when done.
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  7. Thinly slice red onions, chop up fresh cilantro and remove the pit from the avocado and cut it into thin slices.
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  9. Spread 2 tablespoons of red pepper hummus on each wheat tortilla.
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  11. On one side of each tortilla, add half of the chopped chicken breast or half of sautéed mushrooms, a few red onion slices, 1 tablespoon goat cheese, ¼ avocado, and fresh cilantro.
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  13. Fold the quesadilla in half.
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  15. Spray a nonstick skillet with coconut oil and set on medium heat. Let the skillet heat up before next step.
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  17. Add the quesadilla to the skillet and cook for about 2 minutes on each side. Be sure to press down on the quesadilla using a spatula so that it flattens out.
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  19. Remove from the skillet and let it cool down. You can add Pico de Gallo, salsa, or Greek yogurt and enjoy!
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