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Chicken and Pico de Gallo Quesadillas

Did someone say only 4 ingredients and dinner is done?! I'm in! These easy and healthy quesadillas for kids and adults alike will satisfy all of your Mexican cravings. Use whole wheat tortillas, shredded cheese, a rotisserie chicken, and homemade or store-bought pico de gallo to make it easy. Serve with salsa, guacamole, and sour cream (or plain Greek yogurt).
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cheese, dinner, easy, lunch, pico de gallo, quesadilla, shredded cheese, shredded chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 555kcal
Cost: $8.00


  • large flat skillet
  • spatula


  • 8 tortillas
  • 16 oz bag of shredded cheese
  • 2-3 cups shredded chicken
  • 2 cups pico de gallo


  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Place tortilla on skillet. Then place a thin layer of cheese (1/2 cup) over tortilla followed by about 1/2-3/4 cup shredded chicken, about 1/2 cup pico de gallo (drained), and another thin layer (1/2 cup) of cheese. Lastly, place 2nd tortilla on top.
  • Cook until bottom tortilla is slightly and browned cheese layer is melted. Then carefully flip quesadilla and wait until the 2nd tortilla is browned and cheese is melted.
  • Remove from heat and with a pizza cutter slice into 4 pieces. Repeat steps with remaining 3 quesadilla ingredients.
  • Serve with salsa, sour cream (or plain Greek yogurt), and guacamole.


***Use your own judgement regarding how much cheese, chicken, and pico to put on each quesadilla! The measurements are just estimates and I make each quesadilla different every time I do it. How's that for giving you accurate instructions?! Needless to say, there is no wrong way to make these. They will always taste ahhhhmazing!! Enjoy!