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Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

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Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are a cheesy spin on a classic.  Full of fajita veggies, tender chicken and lots of cheese these are perfect any night!

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are a cheesy spin on a classic. Full of fajita veggies, tender chicken and lots of cheese these are perfect any night!

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are the easy to whip up dinner that your whole family will love!!

I honestly think I could eat mexican food everyday, it is my favorite!

And I love making these Chicken Fajita Quesadillas.  They are quick, cheesy, filling and crowd pleasing!

You could easily cut these smaller and serve as appetizers but I like to cut them in wedges and serve with a little sour cream, some pintos and rice and it is an amazing dinner!

Now if I didn’t have the picky eater to please I would throw in a can of corn and black beans but that might cause a riot in my house, so I leave them out.

These quesadillas are the perfect mix of caramelized onions and peppers, taco seasoned grilled chicken and a melty mix of colby and pepperjack cheese that adds just the perfect hint of spice.

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are a cheesy spin on a classic. Full of fajita veggies, tender chicken and lots of cheese these are perfect any night!

These are certainly kid friendly, my picky eaters love them but if your kids don’t go for the peppers and onions you can make theirs with just the chicken and cheese, however, these quesadillas are the perfect vehicle for sneaking some veggies into your kids.  You could easily hide some broccoli in there ;)

No one can turn down this magical combination of caramelized veggies, melty cheese, perfectly spiced chicken and crunchy tortilla, serve some sour cream, salsa or guac for dipping and your kids will be asking for this every week!

What other kind of chicken can I use?

My favorite part about this recipe is you can use any kind of chicken!  Grilled, baked, sautéed, leftover chicken from the other night, a rotisserie chicken you picked up on the way home, it all works great!

What other proteins can I use?

You can use steak or shrimp, leftover shredded pork or even make them with black beans or refried beans for a meatless option.

Make these this week I promise you will love them!!

Check out these other quesadilla recipes, yum!

  1. Italian Sausage Quesadillas
  2. Spicy Shrimp Quesadillas
  3. Salsa Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are a cheesy spin on a classic. Full of fajita veggies, tender chicken and lots of cheese these are perfect any night!

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are a cheesy spin on a classic. Full of fajita veggies, tender chicken and lots of cheese these are perfect any night!

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Onion diced
  • Green Bell Pepper diced
  • Envelope of taco seasoning, or your own mix
  • Flour tortillas
  • 8 oz block pepperjack cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz block colby jack cheese shredded
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Dice veggies and saute in large skillet till caramelized.
  2. Meanwhile sprinkle taco seasoning on chicken breasts and grill till cooked through (could also bake or saute in pan, whichever works best for ya)
  3. Dice chicken into chunks and place in a bowl.
  4. Remove veggies from skillet place in bowl with chicken and lightly toss.
  5. Shred and toss both cheese together.
  6. Wipe skillet out and spray with a little cooking spray.
  7. Put skillet on med-med-high.
  8. Place a tortilla down in pan.
  9. Sprinkle some of the cheese mixture on the tortilla.
  10. Place some of the chicken/veggie mixture on top of that.
  11. Sprinkle more cheese on top of that.
  12. Top the whole thing with another tortilla and give the top of the tortilla a spray with the cooking spray.
  13. Check bottom of quesadillas and flip when brown.
  14. Remove quesadillas from pan when other side is brown.
  15. Let cool slightly and cut into four wedges with a pizza cutter.
  16. Serve with sour cream.
Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are a cheesy spin on a classic. Full of fajita veggies, tender chicken and lots of cheese these are perfect any night!

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51 Comments

  1. OK, now I know what I did wrong. I had had some delicious homemade chicken quesadillas at a friend’s house last week. Tried to reproduce it at home and something was seriously missing. Now I know, THE SEASONING MIX!!! Thanks for sharing this recipe on Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop. I’m going to feature it on my FB page right now!

    Sinea

    1. Yay!! So glad I could help!! Thank you for hosting and thanks for sharing!!! Let me know how you like the quesadillas! :)

    1. Me too!!! I could eat it everyday lol!! Come back and let me know if you liked it!! Headed your way now :)

    1. Yay!!! You will have to come back and let me know how you liked them! Thanks for coming by :)

    1. Thank you so much!! And thanks for pinning them!! Let me know if you like them :)

    1. Here too!! It is soo yummy!! Let me know if you try it!! Thanks for coming by!!

  2. Visiting from the SHOW OFF Weekend Blog Party…I’m a little late, given that it’s almost next weekend, but better late than never right?! These look so good!! I love Mexican food too! Definitely sharing!

  3. Yum! I will probably do the chicken and eat with spaghetti or rice since we are not taco lovers, I’m sure they will still taste delicious.

    1. My mom isn’t big on tortillas so when I make it for her I put it over rice and she loves it :)

  4. I love quesadillas and oh girl this sure look so yummy. I can’t pass this. Please share your recipe at Pin it Monday Hop#20. Link is already attached in the comment luv. Hope to see you there :)

    P.S. followed you in G+.

    Judy

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