Monday September 24th 2018

Mediterranean Cheese Quesadillas

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Recipe: Mediterranean Cheese Quesadillas

Ingredients


  • 8 (7-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 3 firm plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/3 cup pitted ripe olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, snipped, or 4 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup (3 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • Olive or vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Place 4 flour tortillas on 15″ Baking Stone.
  3. Using Garlic Press, press garlic over tortillas: spread evenly.
  4. Slice tomatoes thinly.
  5. Slice olives and snip basil leaves
  6. Sprinkle each tortilla with l/4 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  7. Top with equal amounts of tomatoes, ripe olives, basil and feta cheese.
  8. Top each tortilla with 1/4 cup of the remaining mozzarella cheese and a second tortilla.
  9. Spray tops lightly with oil.
  10. Bake 8-10 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.
  11. Cool 5 minutes.
  12. Cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges using Pizza Cutter.
  13. Serve warm.
  14. Yield: 24 appetizers


Quick notes

Fresh Basil Leaves and Tangy Feta Cheese Spice up this Traditional Mexican Recipe.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12

Meal type: hors d’oerves

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Mediterranean Cheese Quesadillas, 3.0 out of 5 based on 2 ratings
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