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Ranch Chicken Quesadillas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

Your favorite cheesy, creamy Mexican dish gets some down-home goodness with the addition of ranch dressing mix. Can you say "yum"? —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, combine chicken, salsa, green onions and 2 tablespoons Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning & Salad Dressing Mix Shaker. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat until heated through, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Brush 1 side of tortillas with butter; place buttered side down on a lightly greased baking sheet. Spoon 3/4 cup chicken mixture over half of each tortilla; sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese.
  3. Fold plain side of tortilla over cheese. Bake at 375° until crisp and golden brown, 9-11 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, stir together sour cream and remaining 1 tablespoon Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning & Salad Dressing Mix Shaker. Cut quesadilla into wedges; serve with ranch sour cream.

Ranch Chicken Quesadillas Tips

What goes with chicken ranch quesadillas?

A crispy, simple green salad is a great accompaniment to these chicken ranch quesadillas. It’s hard to go wrong with a Guacamole Tossed Salad. Or try one of these Mexican side dishes.

How do I add bacon to this recipe?

Chicken, bacon and cheese is always a winning formula! When assembling the quesadillas, sprinkle on the crumbled cooked bacon at the same time you add the shredded cheese. Find out the best bacon brands our tasting panel recommends.

Is a quesadilla unhealthy?

Quesadillas aren’t necessarily unhealthy—it depends a lot on what you put in them. Some typical quesadilla fixings, like cheese, tend to be high in sodium, so quesadillas may contain more salt than you realized. Try these sweet potato-black bean quesadillas, which prove you can cook healthy recipes with five ingredients or less.

Research contributed by Christine Rukavena, Taste of Home Book Editor

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