Chicken Taco Quesadillas Recipe

Need a quick meal you can eat with one hand? Quesadillas are a hearty option when you’re short on time.
  • Ready in: 25 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 10 minutes
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  • Servings: 4

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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 poblano pepper or green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups prepared shredded Magic Taco Chicken, thawed, if frozen
  • 4 burrito-style flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Toppings such as sour cream, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, optional

cooking methods

  • Stovetop


This recipe uses Magic Taco Chicken. Get the recipe ».
  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add peppers and onions; sauté until softened and lightly browned, about 4-5 minutes. Stir in shredded chicken. Continue cooking until heated through.
  2. Remove chicken and veggies from skillet; wipe out skillet. Keep skillet on medium-high heat. Divide chicken mixture among tortillas. Top with cheese. Fold tortillas in half. Place in skillet, one or two at a time. Cook until golden brown on both sides, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Cut tortillas into 3 or 4 wedges each. Serve with desired toppings.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories: 410
Fat: 19g
Sodium: 960mg
Carbs: 25g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: 2g
Protein: 33g

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