How To: Make chicken quesadillas with your kids

Make chicken quesadillas with your kids

You don't need to head south of the border for this yummy lunchtime meal. Join Carrie and her friends as they add a fun Mexican twist to the old fashioned grilled cheese. This tasty meal will have your taste buds yelling ole! Watch this cooking how-to video and learn how to make chicken quesadillas with your kids.

Chicken quesadilla ingredients:
2 chicken breasts (pounded flat by your butcher)
1 package tortillas
3 cups shredded cheddar or jack cheese
1 onion chopped
1 red pepper chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
butter for frying
sour cream
jar of salsa

sauté pan

1. Have 2 chicken breasts pounded flat at the Co-op. Slice chicken into strips and sauté in a hot pan with 2 T olive oil until chicken is no longer pink.
2. Add 1 small chopped onion and sauté with chicken until onions are translucent. If you like, add 1 chopped red pepper and continue sautéing until peppers are slightly tender.
3. Put mixture in a bowl and clean out pan. Place about a teaspoon of butter in pan and lay one tortilla on the melted butter over medium heat.
4. Place a spoonful of chicken into middle of tortilla and sprinkle shredded cheese over chicken.
5. Fold tortilla over in half and press down with a spatula to seal the tortilla. Turn quesadilla over after a minute and cook on the other side for another minute.
6. Slice into wedges and serve with sour cream and guacamole.
wooden spoon

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