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Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are great for lunch or a light supper.

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5 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time


8 (10-inch) flour tortillas

1/2 cup barbecue sauce

2 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese

1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Spread 4 tortillas each with 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce. Layer with 1/4 cup cheese,1/chicken and 1/4 cup cheese.

  2. STEP 2

    Place 1 layered tortilla into 12-inch skillet. Top with second tortilla.

  3. STEP 3

    Cook over medium heat, turning once, 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining quesadillas. Cut each into wedges.

Tip #1

Fusion food is the blending of two or more types of cuisines in one recipe. These quesadillas are a type of fusion food blending a typical Mexican turnover in a flour tortilla with American southern barbecue chicken for a quick-to-fix creation packed with flavor. You can adapt this recipe to use your favorite meat and/or fillings.

Tip #2

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Nutrition (1 serving)

780 Calories
32 Fat (g)
95 Cholesterol (mg)
1590 Sodium (mg)
78 Carbohydrates (g)
5 Dietary Fiber
43 Protein (g)
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