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Mu Shu Pork Quesadillas – grilled flour tortillas filled with slow cooked pork, cabbage, mushrooms, green onions, a hoisin sauce, and lots of Monterey Jack cheese!

Mu Shu Pork Quesadillas - grilled flour tortillas filled with slow cooked pork, cabbage, mushrooms, green onions, a hoisin sauce, and lots of Monterey Jack cheese!

Can you believe its time to talk about back to school already?

We still have about a week and a half of summer left but all my friends from home are already sending their kids to school! Crazy!

We have started our fall activities though, which means we have football practice 3 nights a week, the littles have gymnastics, and we start soccer any day now.

I’m honestly not sure how I’m going to pull it all off this fall.
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Italian Chicken Quesadillas - delicious 20 minute meal! Chicken, red bell pepper, prosciutto, and provolone cheese on tortillas and cooked until cheese is melty and delicious!

Anyone else struggling with summer dinners?

I’m in no mood to cook.

It’s summer! Who wants to be in the kitchen.

But at the same time, I also want to eat healthy and make sure my kids are eating healthy. So I’m forever on the hunt for easy and delicious ideas that will keep me from reaching for the frozen mozzarella sticks. Click for the full recipe

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In my time as a military spouse, I’ve come to the conclusion that us spouses come in 2 varieties when it comes to facing short separations.

First up, you’ve got your spouse that dreads the separation from the moment she hears about it. At any given moment she can tell you exactly how many hours until he returns. Daily Facebook posts proclaiming how much she misses and/or loves her husband may happen.

Then there’s the other variety.

The ones that use the separation as sort of a “vacation” from real life. They only do laundry once a week since there are no PTs to wash every night, they cook whatever they want, and they might even buy zebra print trashcans for their bathrooms just because their husbands aren’t there to say no.

I’m in the 2nd group. Although I’m sure my husband wishes I was in the first because we now have animal print in every room of our house. Every room.

I made these quesadillas when my husband was gone last week. Peanut sauce is number 1 on the (very short) list of foods he refuses to eat so I’ve been waiting and waiting to give these a try and they were worth the wait. I don’t love peanut sauce and I kind of hate bean sprouts but for some reason this recipe called to me and I’m so glad it did.

All the flavors and textures just worked in this. The super crisp bean sprouts were the perfect contrast to the creamy mozzarella and all the peanut sauce I used for dipping. Since I made these originally, I’ve done it a few more times without the chicken and it’s every bit as delicious. You could also do tofu, thinly sliced beef, whatever you want!

(Peanut sauce is available in just about every grocery store, in the Asian foods section. I know Target also has one in their Archer Farms brand. Or you could make your own! There are tons of recipes out there.)

Thai Chicken Quesadillas
Ingredients
  • flour tortillas
  • peanut sauce store-bought or homemade
  • cooked and shredded chicken
  • green onions thinly sliced
  • carrots thinly sliced
  • bean sprouts
  • mozzarella cheese shredded
  • salted peanuts
  • fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Lay out one tortilla on a flat working surface, and spread with desired amount of peanut sauce. Sprinkle with the chicken, green onions, carrots, bean sprouts, mozzarella, peanuts and cilantro. Drizzle a bit more peanut sauce on top. Place another tortilla on top and gently press together so it doesn’t fall apart on you.
  2. Heat a skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Gently transfer tortilla to the pan. Cook for about 2 minutes, and then carefully flip over and cook for another 2 minutes (or until tortilla begins to brown and cheese is melted).

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BBQ Chicken Quesadillas – chicken, mozzarella cheese, red onion, cilantro, and barbecue sauce stuffed into a flour tortilla and grilled until golden and crispy! Super easy and fast weeknight meal!

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas - chicken, mozzarella cheese, red onion, cilantro, and barbecue sauce stuffed into a flour tortilla and grilled until golden and crispy! Super easy and fast weeknight meal!

My ultimate favorite pizza is a bbq chicken pizza.

I love the sweet and spicy barbecue sauce with the melty cheese and the red onion.

So good.

But man, pizza’s a lot of work some days.

I mean, you’ve got to be prepared enough to start your dough early enough and then you’ve got to cross your fingers that it actually rises.

Then you’ve got to roll it out and then you’ve got a flour mess on the counter.

You know? It’s just too much work sometimes.

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas - chicken, mozzarella cheese, red onion, cilantro, and barbecue sauce stuffed into a flour tortilla and grilled until golden and crispy! Super easy and fast weeknight meal!

 BBQ Chicken Quesadillas!

These BBQ Chicken Quesadillas are my solution for days when we’re craving barbecue chicken pizza but either don’t have the time (or patience) to make my own dough or don’t feel like spending money on takeout.

They seriously can’t be any easier.

Just take some cooked chicken (get a rotisserie chicken from the store to save even more time!) and put it in a flour tortilla with shredded cheese, thinly sliced red onion, a little bit of cilantro, and barbecue sauce!

Then grill it until the tortilla is golden and crispy!

They’re perfect for a weeknight meal or a day you’re feeling lazy. We love them.

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas
Ingredients
  • cooked shredded chicken mixed with barbecue sauce (I did this but used 2 chicken breasts instead of the pork)
  • red onion sliced very thin
  • shredded mozzarella
  • cilantro chopped
  • extra barbecue sauce for drizzling or dunking
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat, careful not to let the oil burn.
  2. Assemble quesadillas according to taste with chicken, onion, mozzarella, and cilantro. You can cover an entire tortilla with the toppings and then top that with another tortilla or you can only cover 1 side of the tortilla and do the fold-over method.
  3. Lower the heat to medium and add quesadilla, cooking for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until tortillas are golden brown and cheese has melted. Serve with extra barbecue sauce if desired.

Things you may need for this recipe:

Want more easy weeknight meal recipes?

Texas Toast Pizzas

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken and Rice

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Kielbasa


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