Spice up your summer with savory quesadillas
(NC)— Searching for a tasty lunch or a light supper? These quesadillas will hit the spot and are ready in a snap – especially when you use cheese that is already shredded. For additional recipes, plus a chance to win $10,000 in prizes, take a look at: fb.com/ saputo.ca.
Easy, Breezy and Cheesy Quesadillas
Preparation: 5 to 10 minutes Cooking: 25 minutes Makes 6 servings
1 onion, diced 1 red pepper, seeded and diced 1 green pepper, seeded and diced 6 tortillas, medium-sized 1 tbsp (15 ml) canola oil 4 cups (1,000 ml) Saputo Mozzarellissima or Taco Nacho shredded cheese (sour cream and salsa are optional)
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and peppers, stirring for 4 to 8 minutes until vegetables are tender and lightly browned. Remove vegetables from pan and set aside. Lightly coat one side of a tortilla with canola oil and place oil side down in a skillet over medium heat. Add 2/3 cup of the Taco Nacho cheese evenly on the tortilla, followed by 1/3 of the vegetable mixture. Next, layer 2/3 cup of Mozzarellissima cheese evenly over top of the vegetables. Place a second tortilla on top and brush lightly with oil. Cook quesadilla for 4 to 6 minutes, flipping once, until cheese is melted and tortillas are lightly browned. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut each quesadilla into eight pieces, and serve warm with sour cream and salsa.
Tip: Add chopped cilantro or serve guacamole and lime on the side for an extra flavour kick. www.newscanada.com