Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla
Photo: Ryan Benyi

This kid-friendly quesadilla requires just 6 ingredients. 


Serves: 1

Cost per Serving:


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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 601
Fat 27 g
Satfat 15 g
Protein 45 g
Carbohydrate 49 g
Fiber 9 g
Cholesterol 119 mg
Sodium 1052 mg


1/2 cup shredded cooked skinless chicken
1/2 cup grated Cheddar
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon finely chopped pickled jalapeño, optional
2 7-inch whole-wheat tortillas
1/4 cup salsa


In a small bowl, combine chicken, cheese, cumin and jalapeño, if desired. Warm a medium skillet over medium heat. Spread chicken mixture over 1 tortilla and top with the other, pressing down with a spatula. Cook until golden brown and crispy, about 4 minutes. Carefully flip and cook 3 to 4 minutes longer. Let cool completely before packing to keep it from getting soggy. Cut into six wedges; send along with a small container of salsa.

Also featured in: Back to School Special, All You, September 2014;