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Quirky Quesadillas

Quirky Quesadillas

            Gluten free bread is pretty pricy in the stores these days, but whole corn tortillas are cheap and delicious. We toast them in a little canola oil on the stove and use them for all sorts of things. One of our favorites is quesadillas. Today we played around, making some new creations. I think that it is great for kids to experiment this way in the kitchen. We came up with an apple-havarti quesadilla with ground black pepper, and an avocado-onion quesadilla with co jack cheese and a drizzle of saracha. Here is a list of the things that we used:

a drizzle of canola oil
slices of gala apple
slices of Havarti cheese
ground black pepper

slices of co-jack cheese
slices of avocado
thin slices of yellow onion
a few drops of saracha


            On medium-low heat, brown your tortillas on one side, then flip it over and arrange the cheese and other ingredients on the browned side while the second side browns. Fold your  quesadilla over when the cheese has melted, (let cool a bit), and enjoy! Have fun with these. The combinations are endless. I can’t wait to do a bacon, tomato, and mozzarella. Or a brie and pear and prosciutto combo…Yum!  


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