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Chicken Bruschetta Quesadilla
CHICKEN BRUSCHETTA QUESADILLAS ARE EASY TO MAKE AND DELICIOUS! WITH RIPE TOMATOES, BASIL, GARLIC, BALSAMIC, JUICY CHICKEN, MOZZARELLA CHEESE IN A BUTTERY, CRISPY TORTILLA YOU CAN’T GO WRONG!
Appetizer, Side Dish
Divas Can Cook
fresh basil leaves
extra virgin olive oil
salt & pepper
seasoned and cooked, shredded *see note)
8-inch flour tortilla
In a large bowl, stir together tomatoes, basil, and garlic.
Drizzle on olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Add salt and pepper to taste.(Add more vinegar if desired)
Set aside (or refrigerate for 30 minutes to maximize flavor)
Heat a grill pan over medium heat.
Place a tortilla onto the pan and brush with butter.
Flip tortilla over.
Cut a slice of cheese in half and place the halves on one end of the tortilla.
Add a row of chicken on top of the cheese and top with a few spoonfuls of tomatoes.
Top with another layer of cheese.
Once the cheese has started to melt and the bottom of the tortilla is golden, fold it in half.
Cook for another minute and then place on a plate.
Cut quesadilla in half and serve immediately.
For the chicken: I placed shallow slits in the chicken, brushed with butter and then seasoned generously with salt, pepper, garlic powder and parsley. Baked in the oven at 350 F.