Make Yourself a Dang Quesadilla!
photo by chiclet
- Ready In:
- 1 (10 inch) flour tortillas
- 1⁄4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (jack is good too)
- 3 slices tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 2 slices red onions (thin slices, about 1/8-1/4 inch thick)
- 1⁄4 cup sliced zucchini (about 1/3 medium zucchini)
- 2 tablespoons frozen corn kernels
- 1⁄3 jalapeno pepper, minced
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice (that's approximate I usually just give half a lemon a good squirt) or 1 teaspoon lime juice (that's approximate I usually just give half a lemon a good squirt)
- ground cumin
- chili powder
- salsa, to serve
- Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat; add onions and cook until they begin to soften.
- Add zucchini, corn, jalapeno, a squirt of lemon or lime juice and seasonings to taste; Lower heat to medium and cook until veggies are tender.
- Place tortilla in a large skillet over low heat; place cheese and tomato slices on half the tortilla, top with zucchini mixture, and fold the empty side of the tortilla over it, pressing down lightly with a spatula.
- When the cheese begins to melt and the tortilla starts to brown, flip and brown the other side as well.
- Slice into wedges and serve with salsa or sour cream.
- **For 2 quesadillas (or a mega-quesadilla), double the filling ingredients, spread them on the entire tortilla and place another tortilla on top -- flipping is a little trickier, but otherwise the method is the same).
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This is WAY too upscale to be a "dang quesadilla" recipe. Here is the real recipe: 2 Guerrero brand tostadas. Cheddar cheese. The most authentic is from a 5 lb block but smaller will work. Put the cheese on one tostada. Put the other tostada on top and microwave. Bonus: put shredded chicken and Pace picante sauce on it.
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