Cheesy Chicken Crunchie Quesadillas

Makes 1 pita

Preparation Time: 5 min
Cooking Time: 5 min

2009 Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe - 2nd place!


whole wheat pita
1.5 oz half cooked small boneless, skinless chicken breast 50 g
2 tbsp mild or medium salsa 25 mL
2 slices thin slices of part skim mozzarella or swiss cheese (about 30g / 1oz) 30 g
  sour cream (optional)  
Serve this up with apple slices and a glass of milk.


Step 1
Slice open pita to create two round slices.

Step 2
Spread each half of the pita with salsa and top one side with cheese. Shred or chop chicken breast and place on top of cheese. Top with remaining cheese slice and pita round.

Step 3
Place sandwich in small nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook turning once, for about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Step 4
Remove to cutting board and cut into 4 triangles. Serve with sour cream, if desired.


If taking it for lunch at school, place triangles and sour cream in separate containers.

Nutrition & Notes

Nutrition Information
Valeur nutritive
per 1 pita
% Daily Value
% valeur quotidienne
Calories / Calories 331
Fat / Lipides 7 g
Saturated / saturés
+ Trans / trans
Cholesterol / Cholestérol
Sodium / Sodium 655 mg
Carbohydrates / Glucides 38 g
Fiber / Fibres 5 g
Sugars / Sucres
Protein Protéines 30 g
Vitamin A / Vitamine A
Vitamin C / Vitamine C
Calcium / Calcium
Iron / Fer
Alexandra, from Toronto, thinks this tastes great and is fun to make.