Cooking Index - Cooking Recipes & IdeasPear Quesadillas With Tomatillo Salsa Recipe - Cooking Index

Pear Quesadillas With Tomatillo Salsa

Courses: Main Course, Sauces
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Tomatillo Salsa
8   Tomatillos - chopped
3 tablespoons 45mlRice vinegar
3 tablespoons 45mlOlive oil
  Salt - to taste
4   Flour tortillas - 10-inch
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozDill Havarti cheese - grated
4   Pears - sliced thin
2 tablespoons 30mlButter - plus
2 teaspoons 10mlButter - for sauteing

Recipe Instructions

For the Tomatillo Salsa: Combine tomatillos, vinegar, oil and salt in small bowl.

For the Quesadillas: Lay tortilla on work surface. Spread 1/4 cheese across 1/2 of tortilla, then top cheese with 1 sliced pear. Fold over tortilla. Repeat with remaining tortillas, cheese and pears.

Melt 2 teaspoons butter in skillet over medium heat. Saute tortilla on both sides until cheese is melted and tortilla is crisp, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining tortillas, melting 2 teaspoons butter to saute each.

Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. Spoon Tomatillo Salsa over top and serve immediately.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Each serving: 704 calories; 923 mg sodium; 128 mg cholesterol; 54 grams fat; 41 grams carbohydrates; 17 grams protein; 2.33 grams fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 09-08-1999


Average rating:

Unrated, please add a rating

Submit your rating:

Click a star to rate this recipe.