Chicken Quesadillas


  • 1 cup chopped, cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack/Colby Cheese, shredded (other cheeses are
  • acceptable)
  • 1/4 cup chopped white onion
  • 1/4 cup canned chopped green chili peppers (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chunky salsa
  • 4 flour tortillas (10″)
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Preheat electric skillet to 350F.
  2. Mix chicken, salsa, onions, and green chili peppers (optional).
  3. Place 1/4 chicken mixture on half of a tortilla. Top with 1/4 cheese; fold over mixture and seal edges.
  4. Place in skillet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. Brown on one side at medium heat for approximately 3-4 minutes.
  6. Turn tortilla over and brown other side.
  7. Cut each folded tortilla into 3 wedges.

Nutrition Information

(Per Serving) Calories: 250; Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 4.5g); Sodium 480 mg; Total Carbohydrate 23g; Dietary Fiber <1g; Protein 16 g


Choose whole wheat tortillas to increase dietary fiber!

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time: 5 minute(s)

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2 Responses to Chicken Quesadillas

  1. Liz says:

    So, how much is a serving?

    • Eat Smart, Move More NC says:

      Hi Liz – a serving for this recipe is one tortilla with the filling. The recipe yields four servings.

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