Chicken and Spinach Quesadillas

Chicken and Spinach Queso Quesadillas from 5DollarDinners.com

I love chicken. I love spinach. I love tortillas. And cheese, oh how I love thee.

(I miss cheese. It won’t be long until I get to rekindle my relationship with cheese.  Story is, I suspect Tyler has a dairy intolerance, so I don’t eat much of it these days.)

Chicken and Spinach Queso Quesadillas from 5DollarDinners.com

Put it all together…and droooooolllllll……….

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Chicken and Spinach Quesadillas

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 5 minutes

Cooking Time – 6 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 grilled chicken breast ($.83)
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes ($.75)
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach ($.50)
  • 2 cups shredded quesadilla blend cheese ($1.50)
  • 8 whole wheat tortillas ($1)
  • Sour cream for dipping ($.25)

Directions

  • Dice the grilled chicken breast and quarter the cherry or grape tomatoes.
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss the diced chicken, quartered tomatoes, baby spinach and Wisconsin Queso Quesadilla Cheese.
  • Lay out a tortilla on a clean, flat surface and arrange the chicken, spinach and cheese mixture onto the tortilla.

Chicken and Spinach Queso Quesadillas from 5DollarDinners.com

  • Add another tortilla to the top of the quesadilla and heat it on a lightly greased griddle or skillet over medium high heat for
  • 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until cheese has melted through.
  • Remove quesadilla from the griddle or skillet and cut with a pizza cutter. Let cool slightly before serving. Serve warm.
  • Serve Chicken and Spinach Queso Quesadillas with sour cream for dipping.

Note: In place of the quesadilla cheese, you can use shredded Mexican blend or shredded mozzarella as a substitute.

Cost $4.83

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Comments

  1. Alicia says

    Colby Jack is my fav, woohoo! Chicken Q with peppers, and guac, and various veggies stuffed up in there. Good stuff!

  2. Melody says

    My favorite quesadilla is chicken and any kind of cheese I can find. Just so it melts all around the chicken, it is good to me!