Chicken Quesadilla with Black Bean Salsa

April 23, 2012 3:44 PM EDT
chicken quesadilla with black bean salsa
chicken quesadilla with black bean salsa (Photo: Flickr)

Chicken Quesadilla

4 large flour tortillas
3 cups cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, sliced
2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, grated
1/2 tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper

1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
2. Heat a 10- to 12-inch skillet; add olive oil and saute onion slices until soft.
3. Add garlic and saute; transfer to a bowl. Combine shredded chicken with cooked onion, garlic, and cheese.
4. Take one large flour tortilla and place it in a new pan and warm both sides.
5. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture over half of each tortilla. Fold plain side of tortilla over cheese.
6. Flip once and reduce the heat to low. Cook until cheese is melted.
7. Remove from the pan; cut into wedges.

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Black Bean Salsa

1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 small package frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
1 tomato, seeded and diced
1/2 avocado, peeled and diced
1/2 onion, diced
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1 tbsp lime juice
2 tsp red wine vinegar
Salt and pepper

1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Add salt, pepper, and lime juice.
2. Serve with the chicken quesadilla.


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