Oggi’s Italian Chicken Quesadilla

Oggi’s Italian Chicken Quesadilla
Courtesy of George Hadjis Oggi's Pizza, San Clemente, CA
Recipe type: appetizers
  • 1 chipotle tortilla
  • 1 ounce butter
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • 2 ounces cheddar cheese
  • 5 tomato slices
  • 1½ strips of bacon, chopped
  • 5 ounces blackened chicken, cooked and finely chopped
  • ¼ ounce fresh basil, chopped
  • Pinch each of salt and pepper
  • 1 ounce balsamic glaze
  1. Heat tortilla on a clean grill for 15 seconds.
  2. Once warmed, add butter to flat-top and grill other side of tortilla, layering it with both cheeses.
  3. Begin to layer tomato slices, bacon, chicken and basil into quesadilla and lightly season with salt and pepper.
  4. Keep tortilla open-face until the cheese is melted.
  5. Once completely melted, fold tortilla over to create the quesadilla shape and remove from grill.
  6. Cut quesadilla into 6 triangles.
  7. Drizzle with sweet balsamic glaze and serve with Anaheim ranch and green leaf lettuce garnish on an oval plate.