Quesadilla, Chicken and Cheese

Desired Servings

Serving Sizes by WeightServing Sizes by VolumeServing Each
Elementary6.2 ozElementaryN/AElementary2
Secondary6.2 ozSecondaryN/ASecondary2
Recipe Total Yield
Volume3 gal, 2.75 qt
Weight21.63 lb
AnalysisMeat / Meat Alternate (oz)Grains / Breads (Servings)Vegetables / Fruits (Cups)
IngredientsInstructionAs PurchasedPrepped by WeightPrepped by VolumePrepped Each
Chicken, Diced Cooked thawed under refrigeration9.38 lb9.38 lb1 gal, 3.75 qt
Cheese, Cheddar Shredded9.38 lb9.38 lb2 gal, 1 qt
Salsa, Tomatofrom scratch or canned2.81 lb1 qt, 1.13 pt
Tortilla, Flour Whole Grain 10 inch100 TORT (10"/2.5 OZ)100


  1. Combine all filling ingredients in a large bowl or hobart mixer with paddle attachment and mix well.
  2. Using a #8 disher, scoop 3.5 oz portions onto sheet pans (24/sheet pan).
  3. Dip disher into water between scoops to ensure proper portioning.
  4. As each sheet pan is filled, cover and store under refrigeration.
  5. When ready to fill tortillas, place one scoop of filling onto one half of a tortilla.
  6. Evenly spread the filling over the half to 1/2 inch from the edge.
  7. Fold tortilla over and press to seal.
  8. Place quesadillas on parchment-lined sheet pans, 12 per tray with edges slightly overlapping.
  9. Heat in a 350 degree oven until internal temperature reaches 165 (about 5 min). Do not heat until ready to serve.
  10. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes to allow cheese to set.
  11. Cut in half with a pizza cutter before serving. Serving size is 2 pieces.

Serving Guidelines

Type of Pans Needed:2" Hotel Pan
Number of Pans Needed:8.4
Items Per Pan:12
Elementary Portions Per Pan:12
Secondary Portions Per Pan:12
Elementary Serving Utensil:tongs
Secondary Serving Utensil:tongs


TomTestII Jul 19, 2010 8:33 pm.
man, this quesadilla is loved by my students!