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Mediterranean Roasted Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas

Mediterranean Roasted Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas

An enticing starter perfect for a small bite before the main course. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Savory Roasted® Chicken Base and Custom Culinary® Master’s Touch® Southwest Flavor Concentrate, Mediterranean Roasted Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas brings together the bold flavors of herb boursin cheese, goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes, roasted garlic, basil pesto, chicken, artichoke, and red peppers.


What You'll Need

Recipe Ingredients

Yield: 16 tortillas

Amount Ingredients
2 Tbsp. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Savory Roasted® Chicken Base
1 Tbsp. Custom Culinary® Master’s Touch® Southwest Flavor Concentrate
1 lb. Herb Boursin Cheese
1 lb. Domestic Goat Cheese
1 lb. Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
4 oz. Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Minced
1 Tbsp. Roasted Garlic, Pureed
4 oz. Basil Pesto
3 lbs. Chicken Meat, Cooked, 3/4" Diced or Shredded
12 oz. Artichoke Hearts, Canned, Quartered
12 oz. Red Peppers, Roasted, 1/4" Sliced
16 Sun-Dried Tomato-Flavored 10" flour tortillas
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
PREPARATION

  1. In an electric mixer bowl add Gold Label Savory Roasted® Chicken Base, Master’s Touch® Southwest Flavor Concentrate, Boursin cheese, goat cheese, cheddar cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and pesto. Using a paddle attachment, mix until well blended. Scrape into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add chicken, artichokes and peppers. Fold in gently with spatula.
  3. To prepare quesadillas: Warm tortillas slightly. Spread 8 oz. of the filling mixture on half of the tortilla leaving about an inch empty space from the edge. Fold tortilla in half and press down firmly.
  4. Preheat heavy-bottomed, nonstick sauté pan over medium heat. Brush oil on both sides of the tortilla. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until golden brown and heated through. Cut into 3 wedges for service.