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Monday, April 8, 2013

Chicken Quesadilla

                                                   Chicken Quesadilla

I recently traveled to Northport, AL to attend Julie Horsley and Brad Mason's wedding.  Julie is my bestest friend's baby girl.  I was invited to come a few days early to help with the wedding.  I felt so honored to be included in pre-wedding activities.  It has been said that I was GeorgeAnn's Valium since I have such a calming demeanor!  

We went out to eat the first night I was in town at a Mexican restaurant near their home called Jalapeno's.  There was an incredible aroma from the dishes being served to other customers at the restaurant.  I decided to have Chicken Quesadilla and it was the best quesadilla that I had ever tasted.  GeorgeAnn asked if I had ever made quesadilla's at home and when I told her no she said that we would have them at her house one night.  The next night, we had quesadilla's at her house and I knew I had a new recipe that I would be cooking at my house and sharing on my blog.  I hope you like this one as much as I did!

                                                     Chicken Quesadilla

3 chicken breasts, frozen
1/2 packet Taco Seasoning pkg.
1 medium chopped onion
1 medium chopped bell pepper
8 in. flour tortillas
4 Cheese Mexican Cheese
sour cream

Spray inside of crock pot.  Add chicken breasts and taco seasoning.  Cook on high for 6 hrs.  and then add chopped onion and bellpepper.  Cook for an additional hour.  Remove chicken from crock pot and remove any excess skin, fat, or bones.  Shred chicken and return to crock pot for an additional 30 min. 

Heat a large iron frying pan to medium.  Add a small amount of olive oil and cover the bottom of the pan.  Place one tortilla in the pan.  Flip the tortilla a few times until it browns.  Remove the tortilla from the pan.  On one side of the tortilla, add chicken mixture.  Next, add cheese.
Add all ingredients that you choose to add to your quesadilla and then fold over the other side of the quesadilla.  You are now ready to enjoy a delicious Chicken Quesadilla.

You may cook 6 chicken breasts and a whole packet of Taco Seasoning for a family.

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