Quesadillas and Black Bean Pico De Gallo

Recipe by pamela t.
READY IN: 3hrs 15mins




  • Note: order Great American Land and Cattle company Steak and Meat Seasoning at www.grtamerican.com.
  • Cook chicken in 1 T medium hot oil about five minutes per side until juices run clear. Remove from heat.
  • Rinse and drain black beans. Add them to a mixing bowl. Add in cooked chicken.
  • dice 1/4 C cilantro, cucumber, 5 roma tomatoes, 3 jalapenos (if you like heat, leave the seeds in, if you don't like it so hot, seed the peppers first), and 1/2 C onion.
  • Add to a second smaller bowl.
  • Add seasonings pico de gallo mixture bowl. Use Great American land and Cattle Company seasoning or use spice blend above.
  • cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours for flavors to mix.
  • Heat 2 T butter and 2 T olive oil in a large cast iron skillet.
  • Mix filling ingredients together , (except for cheeses and pico de gallo)
  • Spread 1 wedge Laughing Cow cheese on 1/2 of flour tortilla.
  • Add about 1/4 of filling ingredients. Spread with back of spoon.
  • add 1/8 C mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Fold one side over to form a semi-circle.
  • cook in hot oil about 5 minutes per side until lightly browned (be careful when flipping the quesadilla over--use one spatula to flip and one on top to hold the filling intact) Do not burn.
  • Repeat with 3 remaining tortillas.
  • Remove from pan and slice in 4 wedges each.
  • Serve with tomato slices, avocado slices and sour cream.
  • Serve with pico de gallo.
  • Muy Sabroso!