Quick Cheesy Bean & Chicken Quesadilla Recipe With Pico de Gallo by 30Seconds Food
Quesadillas are a quick dinner option for busy nights or a fun appetizer at get-togethers. Quesadillas can be stuffed with a variety of ingredients, but this one uses shredded chicken, beans and cheese. They are fun, filling and delicious!
This chicken quesadilla recipe is a great use for leftover chicken. If you don't have leftover chicken, rotisserie chicken works well or cook a chicken breast or two in a pan with salt and pepper until cooked through, cool then shred. So easy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
- 1 can (14 ounces) kidney beans or black beans, drained and rinsed well
- 1/3 cup salsa
- 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
- 8 flour tortillas
- pico de gallo (store bought or homemade)
- sour cream
- guacamole, sliced avocado or grilled avocado
Here's how to make it:
- Combine the chicken, beans, salsa, cheese and cilantro, if using, in a bowl. Mix well.
- Put four tortillas onto a cutting board. Divide the chicken mixture between the tortillas. Top with the remaining tortillas.
- Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Put one quesadilla into the pan (two if your pan is large enough) and cook for about 2 minutes or until it is browning on the bottom. Flip it over and continue to cook until cheese is melted and other side is golden. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.
- Cut the quesadillas into quarters. Serve with pico de gallo and other desired toppings.
Note: You could also fold the tortillas over and cook, then cut in half.
Need help converting cooking and baking measurements? Here are some handy kitchen conversion charts.
Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.
Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:
Nonstick Skillets $10 & Up
Kidney Beans $1 & Up
Black Beans $1 & Up
Salsa $3 & Up
Flour Tortillas $2 & Up
30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.