Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Chicken, Chili, and Cheese Quesadillas
Total:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings (1 1/3 cups salsa)
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings (1 1/3 cups salsa)
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Quesadillas:
Topping and Salsa:

Directions

Lay 6 tortillas on the work surface, and divide the cheese, jalapenos, and chicken among the tortillas. (Its best to leave about an inch border on the edge of the tortilla uncovered to allow for the spread of the melting cheese.) Top with remaining tortillas and press gently to seal. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a small skillet. Carefully place a quesadilla in the skillet and fry, turning once, until golden and little bubbles appear on both sides, 4 to 5 minutes in all. Repeat with the remaining quesadillas, wiping out the pan between batches if the butter burns. 

While the quesadillas cook make the salsa: Halve the tomatoes and grate them on the largest holes of a box grater into a bowl, discarding the skins. Grate the onion into the tomato and stir in the cilantro, hot sauce and salt, to taste. 

Cut quesadillas into 4 wedges with a pizza wheel or knife and serve with the salsa and avocado.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Perfect Roast Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Simple, Perfect Chili

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Piccata

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Spaghetti

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken and Dumplings

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Lemon Chicken Breasts

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.