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Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

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A mexican favorite that the kids will even love. Use rotisserie chicken from the store to create in a snap. Serve with spanish rice on the side for a complete meal. These quesadillas also make a great appetizer.
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter - divided
  • 1/2 onion - finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 bell pepper - red or orange (or 1/2 of each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 tortillas
  • 2 cups chicken - cooked, cubed
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/4 cup cilantro - chopped
  • 2 cups cheese - quesadilla works best
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (optional)
Directions
PREP
15 mins
COOK
15 mins
READY IN
30 mins
  • In a medium non-stick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat.
  • Add onions and cook until translucent, 8-10 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter in the same skillet and melt over medium heat. Add the bell peppers and cook just until slightly softened. Remove from heat.
  • Using a large grill pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Assemble quesadillas by placing desired fillings (chicken, onion/pepper mixture, cilantro, spinach and cheese) to cover the tortilla. Place a second tortilla over the top.
  • Using a wide spatula, carefully place in the prepared skillet. Cook 3-5 minutes or until slightly browned. Carefully turn over and cook on second side until slightly browned.
  • Remove from skillet and place on a plate. Cut in half and then cut each half into 3 triangles. Serve with Pico de Gallo, sour cream and any other desired Mexican fixings.
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"Great quesadillas! We all loved them and everyone kind of put on what they liked. Some left off the cilantro and spinach; while some didn't add onions (I cooked the onions separate). I made the Pico de Gallo Salsa and the Simple Guacamole to serve with them."
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