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Quick and Easy Chicken Quesadillas

Quick and Easy Chicken Quesadillas

Our Chicken Quesadillas are a quick and easy family meal your weaning baby will love. A tasty Mexican themed dinner ready in under 20 minutes! Get creative with your fillings for a healthy, fuss-free family meal sure to be a hit any night of the week. And better still, the leftovers make a tasty lunch the next day too!

Cook time: 45 minutes
Makes: 4 Portions

4-6 tbsp oil
8 flour tortillas
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. chilli powder
1 tsp. oregano
2 tbsp. lime juice
2 chicken breasts, chopped
½ red pepper, thinly sliced/chopped
½ yellow pepper, thinly sliced/chopped
1 onion, diced
100g cheddar cheese, grated
Ground black pepper
1 Avocado, smashed, to serve


  1. Place a large pan over medium heat. Drizzle with oil.
  2. Meanwhile, place the oregano, paprika and chilli powder in a large bowl. Add the chopped chicken and lime juice and mix to coat.
  3. Add the chicken to the pan. Leave to cook for 3 minutes before adding the onion. Cook for a further 2 minutes.
  4. Add the peppers and sauté for 5 minutes or until softened.
  5. Ensuring the chicken is cooked through, transfer chicken and peppers to a clean bowl.
  6. Place the pan back on medium heat and drizzle with oil.
  7. Working in batches, place one tortilla at a time into the pan. Top with 3 tablespoons grated cheese and ¼ of the chicken pepper mixture. Top with another tortilla.
  8. Cook for 2 minutes before flipping. Cook for a further 2 minutes on the other side.
  9. Remove the quesadilla from the pan and slice into quarters. Allow to cool before serving. Repeat with the remaining tortilla wraps.
  10. Serve with sour cream and smashed avocado for dipping.

Weaning and Storage
6 months+ - Introduce as a finger food for baby to pick up and self feed.
7 months+ - Use as a finger food and add dips such as smashed avocado and sour cream to increase variety.

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