Smoked Chicken and Cheddar Quesadilla Recipe

Very versatile, you can prepare tortilla shells several ways. Try them grilled, on a panini press or even on a simple skillet. Perfect to use those smoked chicken leftovers.

Ingredients

4 Large flour tortilla

2 Cups smoked chicken meat - cubed

1 Red pepper - cored and diced

6 Green onions - sliced

2 Cups cheddar cheese

Preparation

Lay the 4 soft tortilla shells on a cookie sheet.

Assemble the quesadillas by placing a quarter of each remaining ingredient – chicken, red pepper, green onion and cheddar cheese on half of each tortilla shell. Fold each tortilla shell over the toppings creating a half moon shape.

Bake in a 375ºF oven for about 10 minutes, or until the tortilla shell starts to brown and crisp up.

Other Cooking Methods:

There are many other ways to cook quesadillas.

Skillet – on medium high heat, place the quesadilla on the skillet and cook for a few minutes. Flip the quesadilla and cook another few minutes.

Panini Press – Set the panini press to medium high heat. Place as many quesadillas as will fit in the panini press. Close the lid and cook for about 5-7 minutes.

Grill – Set the grill to medium high heat, about 400-450ºF. Place the quesadillas on the grill and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until the peppers and onions are soft and the grill char marks are visible.