Chicken and Pepper Quesadillas

(mydeliciousmeals.com)
Many people like to enjoy quesadillas in Mexican restaurants, but they are so easy and quick to prepare at home. Check this amazing recipe for cheesy quesadillas with chicken and peppers. These are a nice change from the ordinary dinner rotation, they freeze and reheat really well.
Chicken and Pepper Quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken (cooked, diced; see instructions if using raw)
  • 1/2 onion (diced)
  • 2 bell peppers (cut into strips; I used a mixture of different peppers)
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese (grated)
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese (grated)
  • fajita seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 tablespoon butter
  • sour cream (optional, for serving)
Yield:
quesadillas
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
15 minutes
Total time:
25 minutes
Yield: 4 quesadillas | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

Instructions

1. If your chicken is raw, cut it in cubes and cook in a little bit of olive oil, until no longer pink in the center (about 8 minutes). I used leftover roasted chicken.
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2. In a skillet, heat olive oil. Add onion, peppers and fajita seasoning, cook until the vegetables are tender (about 7 minutes).
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3. Warm a large skillet with butter over low-medium heat. Place tortilla, sprinkle 1/4 cup of Cheddar cheese on half of it.
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4. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the chicken over the cheese. Top with the peppers and onion mixture, then sprinkle the other half of the tortilla with Monterey Jack cheese.
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5. Fold the tortilla over, pressing lightly. When the bottom is lightly browned, flip over and lightly brown the other side.
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6. Repeat the process with the remaining tortillas.
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7. Cut into wedges if desired. Serve with sour cream.

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Easy, quick and yum

jenifer August 4, 2014 8:53 PM
Made this tonight for an easy and quick dinner. My hubby loved these quesadillas. Didn't use the exact measurements though, just eyed it. Served with sour cream and salsa. All in all keeping this recipe for future use. Thx
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