Chicken Apple Cheddar Quesadilla

Diane C.


My DH had smoked some chicken breasts for dinner. I decided to make quesadillas with the leftovers, using what I had on hand. Chicken, cheddar, and apples?? Sure, why not? They were so good, we had them again for dinner last night!


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10 Min
30 Min


  • 1 c
    smoked chicken, cubed or shredded
  • 1 c
    triple cheddar cheese blend
  • 1 medium
  • 1/2 medium
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 pinch
    thyme leaves, dried
  • 1 pinch
    marjoram leaves, dried
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 3-4 large
    whole wheat tortillas, burrito size

How to Make Chicken Apple Cheddar Quesadilla


  1. You'll need two skillets. One ten inches, and one eight inches.
    Start with the eight inch skillet. Heat it over medium heat.
  2. While the skillet is heating, peel, core and slice the apple.
    Peel and slice the half an onion.
  3. Melt the butter in the hot skillet. Add the onion and apple slices. Saute until soft, stirring from time to time.
    Season lightly with salt and pepper.

    while the apple and onion are cooking, cube the cooked chicken, sprinkle with thyme and marjoram. Add more salt and pepper if desired.
  4. When the apple and onion has cooked to tenderness, move the pan off the heat and put the ten inch skillet on the hot burner.
    Dump the apple and onion onto a cutting board.
    Quickly chop the apple and onion to small pieces.
  5. When the ten inch skillet is hot, spritz a little cooking spray in it. Lay your tortilla inner side down, just for 30 seconds. Flip the tortilla over and begin to fill it.
  6. First, sprinkle a little cheese. Then add the chicken. Sprinkle with a little thyme and marjoram. Next add the apples and onions. Top with more cheese and fold it closed. Cook for just 1-2 minutes, flipping it over once the cheese starts to melt.
  7. Slide the quesadilla out onto your plate and cut into quarters. Enjoy!

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About Chicken Apple Cheddar Quesadilla

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Low Sodium Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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