Grilled BBQ Chicken Quesadillas - Traditional Version

With just five ingredients and a hot grill, you can whip this handheld meal in a flash! Saucy bbq chicken and red onion are cocooned in a warm embrace of melted mozzarella cheese beneath a crispy exterior of chargrilled tortilla for these quick and easy quesadillas.
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Grilled BBQ Chicken Quesadillas - Traditional Version

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Barbecue Sauce
  • ½ cups dice Onion, Red
  • 2 cups cook and dice Chicken, Boneless Breasts
  • 5 individual Flour Tortillas (10-inch/Large)
  • 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Cooking Sprays
  • Plastic Wraps
  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Mix BBQ sauce, onion and cooked chicken.
  2. Spray tortilla with cooking spray, and place on hot grill.
  3. On one half of the tortilla, top with shredded cheese, chicken mixture, and more shredded cheese.
  4. Use tongs to carefully fold the other half of the tortilla over the filling.
  5. Then carefully flip the folded tortilla with tongs or a spatula.
  6. Quesadilla is done when tortilla is grilled and cheese is melted.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Mix BBQ sauce, onion and cooked chicken.
  2. Spray tortilla with cooking spray, and place on hot grill.
  3. On one half of the tortilla, top with shredded cheese, chicken mixture, and more shredded cheese.
  4. Use tongs to carefully fold the other half of the tortilla over the filling.
  5. Then carefully flip the folded tortilla with tongs or a spatula.
  6. Quesadilla is done when tortilla is grilled and cheese is melted.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Individually wrap in plastic wrap, then place in gallon freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Reheat in microwave for 30-60 seconds.

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  1. I would have never put these flavors together, but this has become one of our favorite meals! I cook the chicken in the crock pot with BBQ sauce to make prep even easier. Love this recipe…thanks!

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