Thursday, May 6, 2010

Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and diced
(1) 15oz can diced tomatoes
1 small can of diced green chilies - use as much or as little as desired to taste
pepper, garlic powder, onion powder - all to taste
2+ cups Cheddar Jack cheese, shredded
8 flour tortillas

In a small pot, combine tomatoes, green chilies, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to taste and simmer until liquid is evaporated.

Spray skillet with a light coat of oil. Fry each side of the tortillas in the skillet, then place them on a cookie sheet. Top four tortillas with 1/4 cup of cheese, 1/4 cup chicken, 1/4 cup tomato mixture and then another 1/4 cup of cheese. Top with second tortilla. Press gently and place in ziploc freezer bag.

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Place the individual quesadillas (total of 4) on the cookie sheet straight from the freezer
3. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is fully melted
4. Cut into wedges and serve with your favorite sides: spanish rice, refried beans, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, salad, etc.

Original recipe taken from

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