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Cooked Quesadilla with salsa and lime

Easy Chicken Quesadillas (Fajita Style)

Chicken Quesadillas are the best when it comes to a busy evening meal. They come with veggies, meat and lots of cheese that kids will love. Even better, it comes together in 20 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken quesadillas, quesadillas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 372kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 2 cups mexican cheese
  • 1 lb chicken breast cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 large bell pepper diced, any color
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter


  • Preheat a skillet with oil on medium heat. Add in chicken and taco seasoning. Cook for 4 minutes.
    chicken with taco seasoning
  • Add in bell pepper and onion, cook for another 5 minutes or until chicken and veggies gain color. Set aside.
    Chicken, bell peppers and onions
  • On a clean skillet, add a bit of butter and place a tortilla on top. On half of the tortilla add cheese, the chicken mixture, and cover with more cheese. Fold the tortilla over to close.
    tortilla with cheese and chicken on a pan
  • Once the tortilla is golden, flip it over and cook for a few more minutes until that side is golden also. Make sure the cheese has melted. Repeat the same steps with the rest of quesadillas.
    Quesadillas on a pan
  • Serve while the quesadillas are still warm!
    Cooked Quesadilla with salsa and lime


Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 2mg