Easy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe
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Easy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

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For this effortless entree, I sandwiches cooked chicken, tomato, onion and cheese inside tortillas, then warms them on a griddle until the cheese is gooey. I garnish them with sour cream, your favorite salsa and refried beans.—Sacha K. Roach, Warsaw, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen diced cooked chicken, thawed and chopped

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 683 calories, 29g fat (16g saturated fat), 147mg cholesterol, 1190mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 48g protein.


  1. Brush one side of each tortilla with butter. Place two tortillas, buttered side down, on a griddle; sprinkle with cheese, onion, tomato and chicken. Top with remaining tortillas, buttered side up. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Cut into wedges. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Quesadillas in Quick Cooking May/June 2005, p15

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PZsiray User ID: 174149 219649
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2015

"Used some leftover grilled chicken to make these. Also traded out the tomatoes & onions for guacamole.

These were a big hit."

MY REVIEW User ID: 4872760 87651
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"Super quick & easy. My family really enjoys these, but I have to leave the onion & tomato off for them. I like to use salsa instead plus a smidge of taco seasoning."

heidisilvan User ID: 2996375 112077
Reviewed May. 5, 2008

"very,very good!"

cowboy2525 User ID: 2833409 112076
Reviewed May. 1, 2008

"YUM!!!!!! I love this recipie, it is so delicious!!!!!"

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