Chicken and Goat Cheese Quesadilla

"From Cooking Light. This is 4 servings if you are having rice and a vegetable, and are not very hungry, in my opinion. With no side dishes, a very hungry person could eat the whole thing!"
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins




  • Combine first 5 ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth.
  • Place chicken in zip-loc bag and add broth mixture.
  • Seal and refrigerate for 2 hrs turning bag occasionally.
  • Preheat grill.
  • Remove chicken from bag, discard marinade.
  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Place chicken and onion on grill rack coated with cooking spray.
  • Grill onion 3 minutes on each side or until browned.
  • Grill chicken 6 minutes per side or until done.
  • Cool slightly and cut chicken in very thin slices.
  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Place 1 tortilla on baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons of cheese,half of chicken, half of onion and 1 and a half tsp cilantro.
  • Top with 1 tortilla.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese, chicken, onion and cilantro.
  • Top with last tortilla.
  • Coat tortilla with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cut into 4 wedges and top each with 1 tsp of sour cream.
  • Serve with lime wedges if desired.

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  1. We enjoyed it. Different flavour with the goat cheese, which was nice for a change. I used the regular corn tortillas that's available here. The only extra ingredient I added in was one sliced and sauteed green pepper. Thank you for sharing your recipe.


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