Tuesday June 25th 2019

Southwestern Classic Quesadilla

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Recipe: Southwestern Classic Quesadilla

Summary: Cook this Southwestern Quesadilla in a dry skillet if you like a soft tortilla; use butter if you prefer the tortilla to have a crispy finish.

Ingredients


  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine (optional)
  • 1 flour tortilla, 8-inch diameter
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Colby or Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion with top
  • 1 tablespoon canned diced green chili
  • Salsa

Instructions

  1. Place large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. If using butter, melt in skillet.
  3. Add tortilla.
  4. Place cheese, green onion and chili on half of tortilla; fold in half.
  5. Cook, turning once or twice, 4 minutes or until cheese is melted and tortilla is lightly browned.
  6. Cut into wedges.
  7. Serve with salsa.
  8. Makes 1 serving.

Quick notes

Can Be eaten as a Snack or with other entrées for Lunch or Dinner.

Variations

Variation

Quesadilla with Potato:

Combine 1/4 cup mashed potato, 1 tablespoon canned diced green chili and 1 tablespoon minced green onion in small bowl.

Spread mixture onto half of an 8-inch flour or Whole Wheat Tortilla; top with 1/3 cup shredded Colby cheese.

Fold tortilla in half.

Cook as directed above.

Makes 1 serving


Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time: 5 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 1

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: Mexican

 

Southwestern Classic Quesadilla, 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating
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