This easy quesadilla dish not only offers the ease of cooking the dish by baking the filled tortillas, but also adds pre-cooked chicken breast strips, canned beans and tomatoes and an easy to make salsa.
offers so much zesty flavor without having to add any other spice to the quesadillas. This could be served as appetizers or for a lunch or dinner. A GREAT DISH TO SERVE AT THE SUPER BOWL.
Yields: 16-20 wedges (appetizers) or 4 Quesadillas
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
1-16oz. package sour cream
1 Tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon Frank’s RedHot® Chile ‘n Lime™ Hot Sauce, divided
1 1/2 cups cubed pre-cooked chicken breast
1-15oz. can black beans or pinto beans, drained and rinsed, divided
1-10oz. can diced tomatoes, strained
3 green onions, chopped, divided
1-8oz. package shredded Monterrey jack cheese
8-8inch flour tortillas
3 or 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped
1-15oz. can yellow corn, well-drained
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Coat 2 nonstick rimmed baking sheets with butter nonstick cooking spray.
Arrange 4 of the tortillas on the prepared baking sheets. In a small bowl combine sour cream with 1 Tablespoon hot sauce. Spread a couple tablespoons of sour cream mixture with rubber spatula on each tortilla. Add pieces of chicken and teaspoons of beans and tomatoes evenly over sour cream. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon chopped onion and about 1/4 cup cheese over each tortilla. Top each with 1 of the remaining tortillas. Lightly coat the tops with cooking spray. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from oven, carefully turn over and bake another 5 or 6 minutes, or until lightly browned and heated through. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges.
In a large bowl, zest and juice 1 lime and add 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce. Create salsa by adding tomato, corn, cilantro and remaining onion and black beans to the same bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. Toss.
Plate a couple of quesadilla wedges onto each plate. Top with salsa, dividing among the plates. Garnish with lime slices and serve while wedges are warm.