Pecan Havarti Quesadilla With Pear Preserves

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Cheri Lee

From Southern Living Magazine, November 2006. This is for 2 servings but can easily be changed to make more!

Top Review by countrygourmet

I love this recipe - for those who can't find pear preserves - just buy a can of canned pears - mash and cook down with a bit of sugar until thick like a preserve or compote - I've made this a dozen times or more and it always works like a charm - For parties, when I want to be able to pass the quesadilla as an appetizer - I put the pecans, harvarti and pear mixture all in the tortilla before toasting - cool a minute then cut into serving pieces - for a cheaper version use queso cheese instead of havarti - melts nicely and is pretty good

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle one side of tortilla with Havarti cheese.
  2. Top with pecans.
  3. Fold tortilla over filling.
  4. Coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and cook quesadilla over medium high heat for 2 minutes each side or until cheese melts.
  5. Slice into wedges and serve with pear preserves.

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