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    Quesadillas With Guacamole

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    From the Australian Women's Weekly's 'Smart Mince'.

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    Guacomole

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat the oil in a large pan, preferably non-stick; add the ground mince/mince beef and stir over a high heat, breaking it up as it cooks to ensure that it doesn't stay in large lumps; cook for about 5 minutes or until the beef has browned.
    2. 2
      Add the taco seasoning and the water; bring to the boil; reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes or until the sauce has thickened; stir in the corn and the green onions.
    3. 3
      Guacomole: Meanwhile, cut the avocado in half lengthways; remove the seed and scoop the flesh into a bowl; add the lemon juice and mash the avocado roughly with a fork; cut the tomato in half and squeeze gently to remove the seeds; chop the tomato, then add it to the avocado mixture; season to taste with salt.
    4. 4
      Place half the tortillas on a chopping board; spread the beef mixture evenly over the tortillas; sprinkle with cheese; top with remaining tortillas; using a pastry brush, brush the top of the tortillas with the extra oil (or use an oil spray).
    5. 5
      Cook the quesadillas in batches in a heated sandwich press until the cheese has melted; or, add the quesadillas to a heated non-stick pan and cook until lightly browned on both sides, turning carefully.
    6. 6
      Remove the quesadillas from the sandwich press or pan with a plastic spatula; place on a chopping board and cut into quarters with a sharp knife.
    7. 7
      To keep the quesadillas warm while cooking the remainder, place them on an oven tray and place in a 120°C/100°C fan-forced oven/250°F/1/2 gas mark.
    8. 8
      Serve the quesadillas with the Guacamole.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 26, 2009

      45

      DH made these and it was great to come home to a ready made meal... we did add the corn. Please see my Rating system: 4 stars for a tasty and easy midweek family meal. Thanks!

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    • on February 20, 2009

      45

      This was a good lunch ... I left out the corn due to personal taste, added a bit of salsa and a bit more cheese. We also served with "Margo's Guacamole" because we always seem to have some on hand.

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    • on February 13, 2009

      45

      We really enjoyed this. I didn't use the corn at the request of DH. I used Amazing Taco Seasoning for the taco seasoning and it was wonderful. I doubled the Guacamole because we love it and added some garlic powder and onion powder along with some cayenne pepper to spice it up some. I filled 2 full 2 tortillas with the whole mixture and added some extra cheese. Then baked it at 425 degrees for about 14 minutes. The tortillas were nice and crisp. Thanks for sharing.

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    Nutritional Facts for Quesadillas With Guacamole

    Serving Size: 1 (658 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1253.8
     
    Calories from Fat 606
    48%
    Total Fat 67.4 g
    103%
    Saturated Fat 23.9 g
    119%
    Cholesterol 133.2 mg
    44%
    Sodium 1470.7 mg
    61%
    Total Carbohydrate 113.4 g
    37%
    Dietary Fiber 11.4 g
    45%
    Sugars 5.1 g
    20%
    Protein 50.4 g
    100%

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