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Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla

  • Serves: 4
  • Skill: intermediate
  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cooking Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 45 min


  • 1 Red capsicum, deseeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 Yellow capsicum, deseeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 Green capsicum, deseeded, thinly sliced
  • 400 g Black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 400 g BBQ chicken, shredded
  • 10 soft tortillas
  • 1 Tub of AvoFresh 'Hint of Lemon' or AvoFresh Guacamole
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup cheese, shredded


  1. HEAT oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. ADD peppers and beans and season with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. LAY 5 tortillas on a clean surface.
  4. LAYER each tortilla with chicken and vegetable mixture and top with the cheese.
  5. TOP with the remaining tortillas.
  6. HEAT 1 tsp of the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  7. PLACE a quesadilla in the pan and press down firmly. Cook for about 1 minute or until golden.
  8. BRUSH top side with oil, then carefully turn over and cook for 1 minute.
  9. TRANSFER to a plate and cover to keep warm. Repeat for remaining quesadillas. Cut into quarters.
  10. ADD 2 tablespoons of AvoFresh to each quesadilla before serving.