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Pineapple Chicken Quesadillas

Pineapple Chicken Quesadillas

Pineapple, chicken and a little Southwest spice turn ordinary homemade quesadillas into a family favorite!

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25 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

10 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1 (1/4-inch) cup fresh pineapple chunks

1/2 cup sliced green onions


6 (8-inch) flour tortillas

1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet until sizzling. Add chicken and spices; cook 3-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in pineapple and green onions.

  2. STEP 2

    Spread 1/3 cup filling onto half of each tortilla; top each with 2 tablespoons cheese. Fold tortilla over filling and cheese.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt remaining butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling.

  4. STEP 4

    Cook 3 quesadillas, turning once, 5-7 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining quesadillas. Cut each into wedges.

Nutrition (1 serving)

320 Calories
16 Fat (g)
65 Cholesterol (mg)
480 Sodium (mg)
25 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
21 Protein (g)
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