Chicken Quesadillas with Grilled Pear Salsa Recipe

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Chicken Quesadillas with Grilled Pear Salsa Recipe

The sophisticated fruit salsa adds an elegant flair to this easy-to-make dish.

How To Make Chicken Quesadillas with Grilled Pear Salsa

Take your usual Mexican wrap up a notch with this chicken quesadillas with grilled pear salsa recipe! Cheesy chicken wraps paired with a bright salsa filled with flavors we love.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins


Grilled pear salsa:

  • 2 large pear, sliced into ½-inch-thick slices
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • ¼ cup small red onions, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 1 small jalapeno, diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • black pepper, freshly ground


  • cups cooked chicken meat, shredded
  • 6 flour tortillas, 6-inch
  • ¼ cup scallions, sliced
  • ¾ cup Gruyere, shredded
  • salt
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • ¼ cup crème fraiche


To make the salsa:

  1. Core and remove seeds from pears
  2. Place the pears on a hot grill or grill pan and grill for 3 minutes per side. Remove from grill and let cool.
  3. Chop grilled pears into small pieces and place them in a small bowl. Add in red onions, garlic, jalapeno, oregano, and lemon juice. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

To make the quesadillas:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix the shredded chicken, green onions, and gruyere together. season with salt and pepper. Place in oven until cheese is melted.


  • Sugar: 5g
  • :
  • Calcium: 250mg
  • Calories: 305kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Cholesterol: 44mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 231mg
  • Protein: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 336mg
  • Vitamin A: 456IU
  • Vitamin C: 7mg
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