Cheese 'N Rice Quesadillas

Cheese 'N Rice Quesadillas

Spice up a party with our Cheese N Rice Quesadillas appetizer recipe that combines green chiles and Mexican rice to create cheesy out of this world quesadillas.
  • 15 mins

    Cooking Time

  • Difficulty

  • 5 mins

    Prep Time

  • 10 People


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. margarine
  • 1 package Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Mexican Rice
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, drained (optional)
  • 10 (6-in. ea.) flour tortillas
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 6 oz.)

  1. Bring water, margarine, Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Mexican Rice and chilies to a boil in medium saucepan.

  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, about 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes.

  3. Place 5 tortillas on baking sheet. Top tortillas with rice mixture, then cheese and another tortilla.

  4. Broil until tortillas are lightly toasted and cheese is melted, turning once.

  5. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges and serve, if desired, with guacamole, sour cream and/or chopped fresh cilantro.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 110.0
Calcium (g) 8.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 14.0 g
Cholesterol (g) 10.0 mg
Fat (g) 4.0 g
Fiber (g) 1.0 g
Iron (g) 4.0 %
Protein (g) 4.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 2.0 g
Sodium (g) 250.0 mg
Sugars (g) 1.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

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