Ripe Olive & Avocado Quesadillas

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

This can be served as either an appetizer, or along with a salad, as a meal. It's colourful and has a wonderful Mexican flavour.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain olives well and cut into thin slices.
  2. Halve, pit and peel avocado and finely chop avocado and red pepper.
  3. In small bowl, stir together olives, avocado, pepper, cilantro, onion and lime juice.
  4. Place tortillas on large baking sheet and brush tops with oil.
  5. Broil tortillas until pale golden- about 45 seconds.
  6. Turn over and broil until pale golden on other side.
  7. Sprinkle tortillas evenly with cheese and broil until cheese is melted and bubbling- about 30 seconds.
  8. Divide olive mixture evenly among tortillas and cut each tortilla into 4 wedges.


Most Helpful

Great recipe, had everything on hand, always a plus! I added chopped jalapenos because I had some fresh ones I needed to use. Gave the whole thing some good heat. Very simple and delicious, I will be serving this at our next get together.

riffraff April 27, 2003

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