Dinner Shortcuts: Buffalo chicken quesadilla

Brandy O'Neill

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Make a simple Buffalo chicken mixture, throw it on a tortilla and cook until crispy. You're going to love this quesadilla!

buffalo chicken quesadilla

Quesadillas are one of my favorite easy recipes. You can customize them to include just about any ingredient and are perfect for a quick dinner dish. This quesadilla is packed full of leftover chicken, spicy Frank's RedHot and lots of blue cheese dressing. You're going to love this dish!

Buffalo chicken quesadillas

Yields 1 quesadilla


  • 1 large (12-inch size) flour tortilla
  • Nonstick spray
  • 1/2 cup shredded chicken (leftover is fine) 
  • 1/4 cup Frank's RedHot
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese dressing
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheese


  1. Lay out your large tortilla and spray 1 side with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together chicken, Frank's RedHot and blue cheese dressing.
  3. Flip tortilla over to non-sprayed side and lay 1/3 cup shredded cheese on half the tortilla. Top with chicken mixture and remaining cheese.
  4. Flip the other half of the tortilla over the chicken mixture and add to medium-sized skillet set over medium heat.
  5. Cook until browned on bottom and cheese has started to melt.
  6. Flip over and continue cooking until other side is also browned.
  7. Cut into 4 wedges and serve with additional hot sauce or blue cheese dressing if desired.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.