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Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

These quesadillas are super cheesy and packed with flavor! A guaranteed hit at your next party.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Mexican American
Servings: 4
Calories: 386kcal


  • 1 lb chicken breasts boneless
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 red bell pepper finely diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • oil
  • 4 Tortillas


  • Season the chicken on both sides with salt, pepper, granulated garlic, paprika, cumin, and oregano.
  • Heat some oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes or until fully cooked through. Dice the chicken and set aside.
  • Add the diced red bell peppers to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cover the tortilla with 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese 1/2 cup diced chicken, and about 2 tbsp of red peppers. Place another tortilla on top. Cook the quesadillas over medium-low heat for 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • Let the quesadillas rest for about 1 minute before serving. Serve with sour cream if desired.


Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 588mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1561IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 371mg | Iron: 2mg