Cajun Quesadillas

Beverley Williams


This is one of my favorite lunches. I frequently serve them with a bowl of gumbo.


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
    chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 2 (4 oz.) can(s)
    tiny shrimp, drained
  • 1/4 c
    diced bell pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 2 c
    shredded monterrey jack cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1 small
    tomato, seeded and diced
  • to taste
    tabasco sauce
  • 8 (6 in.)
    flour tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    cooking spray

How to Make Cajun Quesadillas


  1. In a skillet, heat the oil. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic and saute until tender about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Place sauteed veggies, shredded chicken, shrimp and tomato in a bowl. Toss to mix well.
  3. Heat a non stick skillet over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  4. Place a tortilla in the skillet. Spread with 1/4 of the chicken mixture.
  5. Top with 1/2 c of the cheese, 1/4 tsp. Cajun seasoning and Tabasco sauce to taste.
  6. Cover with a second tortilla. Cook until lightly browned.
  7. Flip carefully and cook other side until browned and cheese is melted. Repeat with other quesadillas.

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About Cajun Quesadillas

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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