Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Corn and Turkey Quesadillas

June 12, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Corn and Turkey Quesadillas. Quesadillas made a whole lot healthier! To make these Quesadillas you’ll be needing Corn Cobs, CHI-CHI’S® Burrito-Size Tortillas, Shredded Colby Jack Cheese, JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, Roasted Red Pepper Strips, JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon, Salsa.You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the Switch in 2020!

Corn and Turkey Quesadillas
These easy-to-prepare quesadillas are sure to make an impression. Loaded with freshly grilled corn, roasted red pepper, flavorful turkey and turkey bacon, they’re great as an appetizer or an easy dinner!


2 corn cobs, trimmed of husk and silk
4 CHI-CHI’S® burrito-size tortillas
2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese
1 cup thinly sliced JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
1 cup roasted red pepper strips, drained
6 slices JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon, cooked according to package directions and halved
salsa, if desired

1) Prepare grill for medium heat. Cook corn cobs 12 to 15 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally; let cool. Place corn cob on its end. Run knife down cob to remove corn kernels. Repeat with remaining cob; set aside.
2) Place 2 tortillas on counter. Sprinkle with half cheese. Top with turkey, red pepper, bacon and corn. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Top with remaining tortillas. Carefully lift onto grill. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until tortillas are crisp and grill marks appear. Cut into wedges to serve. Serve with salsa, if desired. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.


Calories 360
Protein 23g
Carbohydrates 30g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Fat 17g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 860mg
Saturated Fat 8g

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