Chicken Quesadilla with Ranch and Bacon is an easy meal that comes together quickly using rotisserie chicken and bottled ranch dressing. No special equipment is required just cook it up in a skillet. For a complete meal serve with Italian Chopped Salad with Fresh Italian Dressing or Summer Fruit Salad.
I have heard your call for easy recipes calling for fewer ingredients. You are going to love this easy Chicken Quesadilla with Ranch and Bacon. This recipe calls for six ingredients and one of them is rotisserie chicken. These delicious roasted chickens are available in so many places so you will not have a hard time finding one. You can literally prep this and have it on your plate in less than ten minutes.
The flavors of chicken, bacon, ranch and cheese meld together in this recipe like Fred & Ginger or Abbot & Costello. I bet you know who they are!! You can split one in half and pair up with a nice green garden salad. Or you can just go hog wild and consume the whole thing in a matter of minutes because all you had for breakfast was a piece of cheese.
How do you make Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadilla?
This delectable recipe makes two eight inch quesadillas. First spread a couple of tablespoons of ranch dressing over two tortillas. Top each tortilla with half of the chicken, half of the bacon and half of the shredded Colby Jack cheese. Now top each one with another tortilla.
Melt a little butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add one quesadilla and cook until the bottom is lightly browned. Flip and cook until the other side is lightly browned. Add a little more butter to the skillet and repeat with the second quesadilla.
Can you substitute other types of cooked chicken in this quesadilla?
I know that not everyone has access to rotisserie chicken. Maybe you live a little far from the city like me or maybe you just can’t use a whole rotisserie chicken. You can used grilled chicken, baked chicken, poached chicken and even canned chicken.
Can you freeze Chicken Quesadilla with Bacon and Ranch?
Freeze cooked Chicken Quesadillas wrapped in individual proportions. First wrap in plastic wrap and then place in freezer zip bags. To warm up thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat at a reduced power in the microwave or pop back in the skillet over low heat for a little more crispiness.
Look at the beauty of that Chicken Quesadilla. You can almost taste it , can’t you? What are you waiting for. Add the ingredients to your shopping list today. I hope you enjoy this as much we do.
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This post was originally published Sept 28, 2016 and was republished March 25, 2019 with new content.
Chicken Quesadilla with Ranch and Bacon
You are going to love this easy Chicken Quesadilla with Ranch and Bacon. This quick and simple recipe calls for just six ingredients.
- Prep Time: 5
- Cook Time: 5
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 2 quesadillas 1x
- Category: main meal
- Method: stove top
- Cuisine: American
- 4 (8 inch) flour tortillas
- 1/4 cup ranch dressing
- 1 cup COOKED rotisserie chicken cut in small bite size pieces
- 4 slices crispy cooked bacon chopped
- 1 1/3 cup colby jack shredded
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Spread 2 tablespoons ranch dressing over 2 tortillas. Top each with half of the chicken, half of the bacon and half of the cheese. Top each with another tortilla. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add one quesadilla and cook until the bottom is lightly browned. Flip and cook until the other side is lightly browned. Add second tablespoon of butter to skillet and repeat with second quesadilla.
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