pesto chicken quesadilla
  • (2) multigrain flour tortillas
  • (1 Tbsp.) pesto sauce
  • (1/2 cup) skinless roasted chicken breast, shredded
  • (2 slices) part-skim mozzarella, each broken into about 4 pieces
  • (1 Tbsp.) toasted pine nuts



Pesto Chicken Quesadilla

Roasted chicken, mozzarella cheese, toasted pine nuts and pesto grilled between two multigrain tortillas until crispy.

Preparation Time

About 5 minutes

Cook Time

About 5 minutes


  1. 1Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. 2Top each tortilla with a spread of pesto, chicken, cheese, pine nuts and another tortilla. Cook 3-4 minutes, or until golden brown. Flip and cook another 1-2 minutes.
  3. 3Cut into wedges and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 570
  • Total Fat 21 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 48 g
  • Protein 45 g
  • Cholesterol 78 mg
  • Sodium 1300 mg
  • Fiber 11 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Tacos and Quesadillas

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.