Wednesday June 19th 2019

Quesadilla Aperitivo

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Rating: 4.2/5 (6 votes cast)

Recipe: Quesadilla Aperitivo

Summary: A Great Appetizer Before or After a Mexican Dinner or Lunch!


  • 12 flour tortillas
  • 1/4 pound butter

  • 2-3 tablespoons salt
  • 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 15-ounce jar sweet cherry peppers, seeded and chopped


  1. Spread tortillas with softened butter on both sides.
  2. Place on counter top and salt individual tortillas on one side.
  3. Every 30 minutes, turn the tortillas over and salt the upturned side, rubbing a little more butter into the tortilla at the same time.
  4. Continue turning, buttering, and salting every 30 minutes for 3 hours.
  5. When ready to serve, spread the cheeses and sweet cherry peppers on top of each of the butter-covered tortillas, making an open-faced sandwich.
  6. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and broil for about 5-6 minutes.
  7. Broiler should be 4-5 inches from the tortillas.
  8. Remove from oven, cut into pie-shaped wedges, and serve at once.

Preparation time: 3 hour(s)

Cooking time: 6 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Quesadilla Aperitivo, 4.2 out of 5 based on 6 ratings
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