Chicken Quesadillas

quesadillas on plate with salsa

Makes 4 servings

Serving Size: 1 quesadilla


  • 1 cup skinless chicken, precooked and shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chunky tomato salsa
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas


  1. Mix chicken, salsa, onion, and green pepper.
  2. Spray a skillet with cooking spray and place it on stove on medium heat until hot.
  3. Place 1/4 of the chicken mixture on the bottom half of a tortilla and top it with 1/4 of the cheese.
  4. Fold tortilla in half, top to bottom, covering filling.
  5. Place tortilla in heated pan and brown for approximately 2 to 4 minutes. Turn tortilla over and brown other side.
  6. Cut folded tortilla into 3-4 wedges.
  7. Repeat steps 2-6 for remaining tortillas.

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