Sometimes you just need a quick lunch. That was the case last weekend when we realized it was way past lunchtime and we were all starving.
We all know sandwiches are super fast, but the kiddos were sick of PB&Js and there was no lunch meat to be found. I'm not even sure exactly were this idea came from, but as I started piecing together the items I was finding in the fridge, these were the result.
Some shredded cheese, leftover cooked chicken and bacon became these super delicious quesadillas. I was lucky that I had some tortillas shells tucked away for a rainy day in the freezer. They really saved the day.
Now I have a quesadilla maker which I adore and we use it all the time. If you have one feel free to make these just as you would any quesadilla, but for those that aren't so fortunate I have written the instructions for a frying pan instead.
Please keep in mind that all measurements are approximate. You can stuff these as full as you are comfortable with. Just remember you will have to flip them and you don't want to loose all the yummy filling.
Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas
2 flour tortilla shells (small or large doesn't really matter as long as they fit in your pan flat)
2 slices cooked bacon
1-2 oz chopped cooked chicken (leftover rotisserie is awesome!)
1-2 tsp Ranch dressing
1/3 cup shredded cheese (I used a mixture of cheddar and chihuahua cheese)
Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Spray pan with cooking spray.
Lay 1 tortilla on a flat surface. Spread about half of the ranch dressing on the tortilla. Cover the tortilla with an even layer of cheese. Top with the chicken and bacon. Drizzle remaining ranch dressing over chicken.
Place tortilla in skillet. Top with second tortilla. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until cheese starts to melt. Carefully flip. Cook for 2 minutes more until golden and crisp. Remove, cut into 6 pieces.
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