Dukes And Duchesses

Layered Chicken Black Bean Quesadilla


Step 1

In an ungreased pan over medium heat, cook the tortillas for a minute or so on each side until they’re lightly crisp. Set aside.

Step 2

In a separate pan, heat olive oil over medium heat then add the chicken breasts. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cumin, and cook on both sides until chicken is cooked through.

Step 3

Chop or shred the chicken and mix it with the green chiles.

Step 4

In a small bowl, gently toss together the black beans, cilantro and juice from half a lime and set aside.

Step 5

Lay out one tortilla, sprinkle with 1/2 cup of cheese, add the chicken green chile mixture and top with another 1/2 cup of cheese.

Step 6

Add the next tortilla, 1/2 cup of cheese and the black bean mixture.

Step 7

Add another tortilla, more cheese, diced tomatoes and avocados. Top with cheese and the last tortilla.

Step 8

Bake at 350 degrees for 5-7 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the layered quesadilla is warmed through.