Balsamic Chicken & Strawberry Quesadilla

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Balsamic Chicken Strawberry QuesadillaI am a huge fan of balsamic vinegar.  I pour it over everything.  I have even been know to eat it straight off the spoon.  This strawberry season I have developed a new love for strawberries and balsamic vinegar.  I love to cut up a bowl of fresh strawberries,  add a sprinkle of sugar and then toss with balsamic vinegar.  So good.

So when KRAFT asked me to develop a recipe using their new KRAFT Natural Shredded Cheese Stand-Up Pouch and #standupcheese campaign.  I decided to incorporate my love of strawberries and balsamic vinegar too and create a yummy, cheesy quesadilla!

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

Couldn’t think of anything better to add to strawberries and balsamic vinegar than some Mozzarella cheese goodness.

This quesadilla is a combination of chicken, red onion, cilantro, strawberries, balsamic vinegar and KRAFT Mozzarella cheese.

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

I’m loving the new KRAFT Stand Up Pouch and how I can stand it straight up and avoid spilling cheese out all over my counter!  I purchased it at my local Safeway.  Be sure and check out Safeway Just For You

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry QuesadillaFor the quesadilla I layered some chopped up chicken, diced strawberries, chopped red onion and cilantro on a flour tortilla.Balsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

Then drizzle it with your favorite balsamic vinegar.Balsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

Then top it with some KRAFT Mozzarella cheese.

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

Top it with another flour tortilla.  I like to cook my quesadilla in butter.  Just melt a tablespoon or a little less of butter in your frying pan and cook the quesadilla on both sides until the cheese is melted.

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

Just slice it up and you are good to go.  The sweetness of the balsamic vinegar and the strawberries with the other ingredients is pretty divine!

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry QuesadillaCombine that with the red onion, chicken and cilantro and you’ve got one “not your average quesadilla!”

Balsamic Chicken Strawberry QuesadillaBalsamic Chicken Strawberry Quesadilla

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For other cheesy goodness check out these:

Tortilla Casserole Bloomin Onion Bread -Garlic Cheese Pull Apart Bread

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Balsamic Chicken & Strawberry Quesadilla

Yield: 2 quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 2 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp red onion, diced
  • 2-3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 C Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 C chicken, cooked and diced
  • 4 strawberries, diced small
  • 2 Tbsp. butter

Instructions

  • Layer on top of one tortilla 1/2 of the chicken, strawberries, bacon, onion and cilantro
  • Drizzle with desired amount of balsamic vinegar
  • Top with 1/2 of the cheese
  • Cover with second tortilla
  • Melt 1 Tbsp of butter in frying pan
  • Add quesadilla and cook until golden brown and then flip and cook other side until golden brown and cheese is melted.

Enjoy!

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Comments

  1. Bette N says

    Just made this for lunch & it was delicious! It’s a delightful combo of flavors. Please help me round out my menu with fhis dish for company next week? I’m reluctant to do salads because of the multitude of flavors here. Fruit platter? Or relish plate? Crackers rather than bread? Thanks, & love your recipes!

    • says

      So glad you loved it. It think a fruit salad or platter would be perfect. Or a nice green salad. No need for any crackers or bread because of the tortilla. Enjoy!

  2. says

    Yum yum. I love quesadillas but have always use bolognese stuffing. So this chicken balsamic strawberry would be nice for a change. Thanks!

  3. says

    This looks so good I want it NOW. I found your recipe over at the Create, Link, Inspire Tuesday link party at Naptime Creations. I host Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday and would love it if you would come over and share this recipe. I’m sure our party goers would love it! Here is the link http://bit.ly/1mF7z6K. Have a wonderful day!!

  4. says

    Ohhh these look so good! I love making quesadillas, and always have some tortillas on hand so we can whip some up for a quick lunch or dinner! I’m running out of ideas though, so I loved this!!!!!! Thanks for the inspiration!!!! :)

  5. says

    Thank you for linking up to Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday last week. As one of the co-hosts, I will be featuring your recipe on Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday this week on my site, Detours in Life. Congrats! Please stop by and grab a feature button when you get a chance.

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