New this month
Southwest Chicken Quesadillas

Southwest Chicken Quesadillas

"These quesadillas are perfect for dinnertime, lunchtime - even party time!"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


servings 703 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 703 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 37.3 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.7g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 30.5 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 94 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1200 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

See full nutrition

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


Sort stores by

These nearby stores have ingredients on sale!
Find the closest stores
(uses your location)

May we suggest



  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Spray with CRISCO(R) No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine chicken, salsa, salt, pepper, mayonnaise, chili powder, cheese and minced cilantro.
  3. Arrange 4 tortillas on baking sheet. Top with chicken mixture. Top with remaining 4 tortillas; press closed gently.
  4. Bake 5 minutes. Remove baking sheets from oven. Carefully turn quesadillas with spatula.
  5. Return to oven; bake 5 minutes more, or until browned. Let stand 2 minutes. Cut each in quarters.
  6. Serve immediately, with additional salsa and sour cream if desired.

Similar: RecipesVideosCategoriesArticles

Similar: {{title}} recipes videos categories articles


Read all reviews 25
  1. 30 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I loved it. My family of picky eaters ate every last bite. To add more zing I added extra chili powder. Also, to make the quesadilla easier to flip, I cooked it in a frying pan on high heat rath...

Most helpful critical review

The temperature made it a little too crispy for me--I would do it again, but on 350 or lower. It was also a little bland, but I'm from Louisiana, so others may not think so. A little Tony's an...

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

I loved it. My family of picky eaters ate every last bite. To add more zing I added extra chili powder. Also, to make the quesadilla easier to flip, I cooked it in a frying pan on high heat rath...

Delicious! I followed the lead of the previous reviewer and used the stovetop to heat and flip these, mainly because I had just cooked the chicken there and didn't want to heat up the oven with...

I used sour cream instead of mayonnaise and after I flipped the quesadillas over, I sprayed them with cooking spray and then salted them. And of course I added fresh sliced avocado on the top.

Mmmm! This quesadilla was really good! I only made one, so I just eyeballed all of the ingredients. I left out the salt (really doesn't need any with all of the great flavors). I added sauteed p...

Absolutely wonderful. I used our homemade salsa, uncooked tortillas so they were super fresh, and heated these on a skillet.

After trying this we won't go back to plain chicken & cheese quesadillas again. The only thing I changed was I substituted pico de gallo for the salsa. Yummy! Thanks for sharing!

I used homemade salsa and reduced fat sour cream instead of mayonnaise. This turned out to be a good quick kind of dinner for the boys. To make it a little heartier, I served it with Cilantro Li...

These were good. I used "Marinated Fajita Chicken" which I had cooked for recipe group. Like others, I also cooked mine in a skillet and also, like others, had difficulty flipping them. I think ...

Very few ingredients, and yet so flavorful! A quick and easy way to get dinner on the table when you're short on time, and a good way to use up a bit of leftover chicken. These also make a great...

Other stories that may interest you