Gluten-Free Organic Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are a favorite of mine. You can fix them many different ways with meat or cheese only. Here’s a delicious recipe for gluten-free organic chicken quesadillas. They are so delicious! You could even switch the chicken for steak or leave the meat out altogether. I love these almost as much as my steak fajita recipe!

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 45 minutes | Total: 55 minutes | Servings: 8Chicken Quesadillas


  • 2 Large Organic Chicken Breasts
  • 4 Large Food For Life Gluten-Free Brown Rice Tortillas
  • 1 10oz. Package Woodstock Frozen Organic Tri-Colored Peppers
  • 1 15oz. Can Eden Organic Black Beans
  • ½ 4oz. Stick Horizon Organic Unsalted Butter
  • ½ 8oz. Block Tillamook Vintage White Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • ¼ Cup White Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Cayenne Red Pepper


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Turn large burner on medium heat. Add butter to large pan. Cook chicken in butter, rotating sides until slightly golden and cooked through (typically taking at least 20 minutes). Set aside to cool.Chicken Quesadillas

Chop onion into small pieces.

In same pan chicken was cooked in (and on medium heat), sauté frozen tri-colored peppers, white onion, and garlic in butter until cooked through (or for about 10 minutes).Chicken Quesadillas

Cut chicken into small pieces. Add chicken, onion powder, garlic powder, and cayenne red pepper to mixture. Stir and continue to blend flavors together for about 5 minutes.Chicken Quesadillas

While mixture is cooking, place black beans in small pan on medium heat until cooked through.Chicken Quesadillas

Place 2 large tortillas on baking sheet or aluminum foil. Add first layer of black beans. Add second layer of chicken and pepper mixture. Top it off with shredded or thinly sliced white cheddar cheese. Place top tortilla on both and gently press down. Bake in oven for 10 minutes.

Remove from oven. Let cool for just a few minutes. Cut into 4 to 8 triangles per large tortilla. Serve with Organic Greek Yogurt Dip and Homemade Salsa! ENJOY!!!Chicken Quesadillas

What’s your favorite quesadilla ingredients? Comment below and share with us!

Gluten-Free Organic Chicken Quesadillas

Melanie Kampman

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  • Rebecca Brewer

    I haven’t tried this brand of GF tortillas. I may need to. The Tillamook vintage white cheddar however is an absolute family fave.

  • shannon fowler

    these look delicious. I’ve never tried gf tortillas although I’ve wanted to try the recipe for cauliflower tortillas. I’m sure this recipe could work with those though too

  • Laura

    These looks so delicious! I love Mexican food!

  • Kimberly Flickinger

    I love that these quesadillas are gluten free (my father has celiac). Thank you for sharing!

  • Ricardo

    Mexican food healthy! bravo!

  • Birdiebee

    This looks really delicious. I am going to have to try this.

  • Shilpa Shetty

    Looks very yummy,… Bookmarked it already,…

  • James Robert

    Wish I could cook like this, looks delicious!

  • donna porter

    These look so delicious and healthy on top of it…Must try this recipe!

  • Vickie

    We have started to slowly start eating cleNer and gluten-free. This recipe sounds delicious and only takes 10 minutes prep time.

  • Debbie Penney

    This looks delish and it is gluten free! That makes it awesome!

  • Jerry Marquardt

    I like that th recipe is totally gluten-free. I am trying this over this coming we4ekend. I thank you so much for sharing it.

  • Debra Holloway

    I have got to try these. They look delicious. I have been looking for some new recipes to try out.

  • Christy Nelms Caldwell

    This recipe sounds so yummy. I love quesadillas. Thanks for sharing.

  • clojo9372

    This recipe looks fantastic! I love quesadillas, I used to have them a lot when I was young and I haven’t had them in years… I need to rectify that. THANKS! 😀

  • tiffany dayton

    This looks like something we would like. And easy, which I like.

  • I would enjoying making these quesadillas and serving them to the family. Looks delicious!

  • Orkun Ozyazgan

    Looks good

  • Judy Thomas

    They look so delicious! I cant wait to try them!

  • Rosalind Gutierrez

    Great idea on the tortillas!

  • slehan

    Can you come to my house and fix this? Yummy.
    slehan at juno dot com

  • amanda roach

    these look amazing.

  • Michael

    Gunna have to try this at home

  • Mary Beth Elderton

    I love quesadillas—I am a Tex Mex lover. I have not seen those tortillas. I’ll have to look for them.

  • Dotty J Boucher

    This recipe looks delicious! I love that its easy and something I can whip up during the week and know that the family is going to enjoy them..

  • John Smith

    Love chicken quesadillas

  • Erica Weaver

    this looks easy enough i will have to try to make it soon thanks for the recipe

  • Jesse de Jong

    This looks something that someone with my cooking skills can do 🙂
    Great read, will try it out soon.

  • slr11

    We love Mexican food in our home. These look yummy and I know my family will love them. Thanks for the recipe!

  • Ronald Gagnon

    What a wonderful and easy to make meal…but I don’t think it will be enough to feed eight…just saying

  • gmoney222

    this looks so good I think I just may have to make it this week

  • Lisa Coomer Queen

    Yummy, yummy, yummy and so healthy! Thank you for the recipe!

  • Rachel Beltz

    Oh who doesn’t love Quesadillas! These will surely make my family happy!

  • inkchick

    I have a good friend who has recently had to go gluten free and I will pass this recipe along to her. She’s sure to love it.

  • Enzo Stolzenburg

    looks very tasty and gluten-free is also a big plus! Def gonna try those

  • Laurajj

    Oh these look so good! I am always looking for gluten free recipes that I can make for the whole family! I have celiac disease and have to eat gluten free, but the rest of the family can eat gluten. So..I try to find meals everyone will eat!

  • Ronald Gagnon

    What a delicious looking varied ingrediants..and about an hour cooking time make them even more attractive

  • trisha mckee

    Oh i love this! I can definitely cook this and it would still taste deliciously complicated.

  • This is a great gluten-free organic recipe! Looks delicious.

  • Zack Chiras

    vERY good

  • Ronald Gagnon

    What a wonderful recipe..ready so quickly…but I am afraid it won’t feed 8

  • 1alwaysnyc1

    Love quesadillas. How do the brown rice tortillas taste?

  • Amber Terry

    I am in love with quesadillas and this recipe sounds so good…definitely something I want to try 🙂

  • Sihem Sihem

    i love it

  • Chris

    Sounds easy enough, looks very tasty.

  • Nena Sinclair

    I quesadillas and so do my kids! These sound wonderful!

  • Arie Kembario

    wow, Nice menu organic chicken

  • MichelleS

    I love homemade quesadillas, and there are so many “hacks” for making them healthier. It’s really a no-brainer meal.

  • amycrocker76

    I love chicken as a fun alternative every once in a while to beef with Mexican food. Your arrangement of the peppers and onions on top have me sold on trying this recipe!

  • Ronald Gagnon

    I love this recipe, but I have two problems…1) I don’t believe this will feed 8 of us
    2) where do I get Tillamook Vintage White Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese

  • Karen Glatt

    This is a really healthy recipe, and you cook good food on your blog. We love Quesadillas, and are going to make this recipe.

  • I would love to try this recipe because Chicken Quesadillas are on of my favorite things to eat. Oh so yum!

  • Nancy Senjem Munson

    Can’t wait to try this recipes, love the gluten free options

  • Christina Gould

    Those look healthy and delicious. Thanks for sharing!

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