Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are perfect to use next day roast chicken leftover! Tomato pesto is one of my favourite at the moment but you can use some mayonnaise or some cream cheese / quark instead combined with a spoon of fresh basil pesto !
5 from 1 vote
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 8 soft flour tortillas
  • 4 tbsp tomato pesto
  • 100 g grated cheddar
  • 50 g Salad leaves
  • 200 g roast chicken sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  • Lay each flour tortilla out on the work surface and spread some tomato pesto onto each tortilla base.
  • Divide the cheese, chicken, red pepper, tomato onion and herbs. Add top with more cheese. Top with one more tortilla and gently transfer onto a pan over low heat.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes and flip. Repeat for each tortilla.
  • Cut in half and enjoy hot or cold!
Keyword cheese, chicken, Kevin Dundon, leftover, lunch

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