Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

A delicious lunchtime snack for the kids!

Recipe by: Thando Manyoni
Serves: 2
Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup diced bell pepper (any colour)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tbsp Mexican seasoning
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 large avocado
  • 4 flour tortillas

How To Make

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the chicken and Mexican seasoning to the pan and saute for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add the onion, pepper and garlic, and saute for another 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the mixture from the pan and set aside.
  4. Lay the tortilla down on a cutting board.
  5. Take a knife and cut a line from the center of the tortilla to the bottom edge
  6. Starting with the bottom left corner, add a handful of cheese.
  7. To the second quarter, add a handful of lettuce.
  8. In the third quarter spread the chicken mixture.
  9. In the final quarter add another handful of cheese and top with a few slices of avo.
  10. Starting with the bottom left corner and fold it up over the top left, then fold it over the top right and fold it down to the bottom right.
  11. To the same pan, add ½ tsp oil, and toast the tortilla on both sides until crispy and golden.
  12. Remove from the pan and repeat with the remaining tortillas.
  13. Cut in half and pack into lunch boxes.

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