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We love quesadillas and this is a good recipe from Bon Appetit. If I don't have (or can find) poblano chilies, I have substituted a can of diced green chilies with good success.
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- 1*Fresh green chilies, often called pasillas; available at Latin American markets and some supermarkets.
- 2Heat 3 tablespoons oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add chilies. Cover and cook until chilies are soft, adding water by tablespoonfuls if chilies become too dark, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Uncover. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Transfer to medium bowl. Stir in cilantro. Season chili mixture to taste with salt and pepper.
- 3Heat 2 teaspoons oil in each of 2 heavy large skillets over medium-high heat. Add 1 tortilla to each skillet. Top each with 1/4 of cheese and 1/4 of chili mixture, then 2 tablespoons salsa. Top each with 1 tortilla. Cook until bottoms are golden brown, about 3 minutes. Turn quesadillas over. Cook until bottoms are golden brown and cheese melts, about 3 minutes. Transfer to cutting board. Cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges. Transfer to platter. Repeat with remaining oil, tortillas, cheese, chili mixture, and salsa. Serve hot.
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Nutritional Facts for Green Chili and Monterey Jack Quesadillas
Serving Size: 1 (305 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 712.8
- Calories from Fat 383
- Total Fat 42.5 g
- Saturated Fat 17.7 g
- Cholesterol 67.4 mg
- Sodium 1212.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 56.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
- Sugars 8.5 g
- Protein 28.3 g