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Quesadilla (Aztec/Mexican Food)

Submitted by Maddy Cuerden
This recipe is in categories Main courses, Snacks
About this recipe
Healthiness : (6 votes)
Difficulty:  3 out of 5 difficulty
Comments:  This is quite an easy recipe, the only hard part is when you flip it over with a fish slice- an adult might need to help.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 3-5 minutes each tortillia
Number of servings: Makes 4
Serving suggestions: Serve with salsa or guacamole to dip.
This is a vegetarian recipe


A quesadilla is a toasted tortilla with melted cheese inside. As well as cheese, you can put lots of different ingredients in a quesadilla. My favorites are spring onions and peppers but you can add cooked meats, olives, mushrooms, whatever you like really.
Ingredients
  • 8 flour tortilla
  • 4 handfuls of grated cheese, about 200g altogether
  • 1 spring onion
  • 2-3cm of long, sweet red pepper
Healthier version
 Serve with tomato salsa and use low fat cheese.
Equipment
  • grater
  • heavy based frying pan
  • fish slice
  • vegetable knife
  • chopping board
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  •  First grate the cheese
  • Then chop the pepper and onion up into small pieces
  • Take the first tortillia and sprinkle on the cheese and add some pepper and onion, then add another tortilla like a sandwich
  • Now put it into a frying pan on a low heat, to heat through
  • Check every now and again that it's not burning and use the fish slice to turn it
  • You will know it's done because it will be a goldeny brown color and melted on the inside
  • Put it on the board and slice it into quarters or eigths and serve hot
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Name: Conseulla 20th February 2013
i made these, these good, mmmh yes, they good quesadillas
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