Easy Chicken Verde Quesadillas

Michell James


These are too easy & too yummy! Great way to use up left over chicken too!

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This easy dish really does prove that simple is often best. My family loves Mexican food and this is a great way to quickly whip-up a hunger-satisfying snack. Sometimes there's just no need to over-complicate things in the kitchen.

I have a real fondness for salsa verde and used Reta Smith's recipe for it in this dish. If you haven't tried it yet, I suggest you give it a go. It really does add a unique, fresh flavor that can't be beat. I also used rotisserie chicken in this recipe to make preparation a breeze. The Test Kitchen


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  • 2 c
    shredded chicken (i used leftovers)
  • 1 pkg
    flour tortillas
  • 1/2 c
    salsa verde
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
    your favorite shredded cheese

How to Make Easy Chicken Verde Quesadillas


  1. Preheat a large skillet over med heat.
  2. Brush tortilla with vegetable oil, place oil side down in skillet.
  3. Sprinkle tortilla with some of the cheese and the chicken, add several dollops of salsa verde, cover with another tortilla and brush top with vegetable oil.
  4. When bottom tortilla browns and crisps up, carefully flip and brown other side. Repeat until you use all tortillas.

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About Easy Chicken Verde Quesadillas

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Party Food

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