Cooking With Yensi: Chicken and Veggie Quesadillas

Our very own Yensi is sharing how to cook the best chicken and veggie quesadilla recipes with all of you! We are getting hungry just watching this video! If you make Yensi’s quesadillas at home be sure to tag us in your photos or videos.

Yensi’s Chicken Quesadilla at Home ingredients:

  • Chicken
  • Chicken seasoning (see below)
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Large Tortillas
  • Hot sauce (optional)
  • Cilantro (optional)

Leo’s Vegetarian Bean Quesadilla at Home ingredients:

  • Red onions 
  • Red Pepper
  • Green Pepper
  • Yellow Pepper
  • Cilantro
  • Canned black beans
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Sour Cream (optional)
  • Hot Sauce (optional)

Chicken Seasoning:

  • Garlic (minced)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Onion Powder
  • Italian seasoning (optional)

Written Steps:

  • Prep your ingredients and cooking equipment (bowls, pans, bowls, knife, and cutting board). *Please have parent assistance with cutting and stovetop*Dice all the onion and peppers, set aside until chicken begins cooking*
  • Cut and season chicken *parent assistance*
  • Cook chicken in a hot pan. Make sure chicken is cooked fully
    • Once the chicken is fully cooked at chicken and cheese to a mixing bowl
    • Add mixed chicken and cheese to one side of the tortilla, fold, and place on a hot flattop or large round pan
  • Cook veggies and black beans ingredients while the chicken is cooking in a separate pan
    • Start with red onion until they are almost caramelized then add remaining peppers
    • Add black beans and cilantro on top of veggies, cook until a simmer
    • Add cheese to veggies while in the pan, stir in until mixed
    • Once the cheese is melted into the veggies, spoon a large amount to one side of a tortilla, fold, and place on a hot flattop or large round pan
  • Be sure to flip the quesadillas to make sure both sides are crispy! 
  • Carefully remove the quesadillas from skillet and slice at an angle
  • Serve with sour cream or hot sauce and ENJOY!

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