Cafe Rio Chicken Quesadillas

Deborah Mackrodt


This is just a great chicken recipe that you can serve with a salad also.

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2 lb
boneless chicken breasts
1/2 bottle
small bottle of zesty italian dressing
1/2 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 pkg
of ranch dressing mix with 1/2 cup of water added to it.
1/2 Tbsp
chili powder
1/2 Tbsp
2 jar(s)
green chilis
mexican blend shredded cheese
flour tortillas

How to Make Cafe Rio Chicken Quesadillas


  • 1Place the chicken, Italian dressing, minced garlic, ranch dressing mixture, chili powder and cumin in a crock pot.
  • 2Cook on high 5-6 hours or low 8 hours. Shred with fork when done.
  • 3Mix the green chilis in with the chicken. Now if you only want to use 1 can that is fine. These are the small 4 ounce cans.
  • 4Next take your tortilla and sprinkle some cheese on it then some of the chicken mixture then a little more cheese and top with another tortilla.
  • 5Lightly coat a frying pan with oil or spray and then cook on both sides till cheese has melted.
  • 6Slice with a pizza cutter and serve with sour cream, pico de gallo, guacamole, and salsa.

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About Cafe Rio Chicken Quesadillas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy