Chicken Cordon Bleu Quesadillas

Theres so much to love about Chicken Cordon Bleu Quesadillas! They have all the same irresistible flavors of traditional, and time consuming Chicken Cordon Bleu in this super EASY quesadilla! Theres layers of gooey cheese, crispy bread crumbs, savory ham and chicken and of course killer Parmesan Dijon cream sauce that you could eat with a spoon! Its a winner!

Chicken Cordon Bleu Quesadillas

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  QUESADILLAS:
  • 1 8-10 inch flour tortillas
  • � c. grilled chicken breast sliced
  • 2-3 slices deli ham
  • 4 slices of Swiss or Provolone cheese
  • 2 T. toasted breadcrumbs
  • 2 T. melted butter
  PARMESAN DIJON SAUCE
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1 T. flour 1 cup milk
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Dash hot sauce optional
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. To make the sauce melt butter in a medium sized saucepan. Whisk in flour and add chicken bouillon and cook for 1-2 minutes. Slowly add milk while whisking. Add mustard and hot sauce. Continue cooking and whisking for about 5 minutes or until it�s thickened. Remove from heat and add parmesan cheese and stir. Keep warm over low heat.
  2. To make the quesadilla.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add one tortilla shell to skillet.
  5. Add one layer of sliced cheese.
  6. Add a layer of ham.
  7. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs
  8. Add another layer of cheese.
  9. Add a layer of sliced chicken.
  10. Drizzle with a couple spoonfuls of sauce.
  11. Sprinkle with more breadcrumbs.
  12. Add a layer of cheese.
  13. Top with another tortilla shell.
  14. Cook until the bottom tortilla is golden brown. Flip and continue cook until the other side is brown.
  15. Cut into slices and serve with remaining sauce.
Recipe Notes
  1. Be sure to cook your quesadilla over medium heat. If your heat is too hot the quesadilla will be golden brown before the cheese is melted and the fillings are warmed through.
  2. Store bought breaded chicken may be used instead of adding breadcrumbs.
  3. Grated cheese may be used instead of sliced cheese.
  4. Exact amount of ingredients may vary depending on how much you add to your quesadilla!
  5. This recipe enough sauce for several quesadillas. It�s easy to make as many quesadillas as you want!
  6. You can make your own breadcrumbs by putting bread heels in a food processor and processing them until they are in crumbs. Bake them at 350 degrees for about 5 minutes.

Notes

Recipe source: littledairyontheprairie
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