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Mixed Peppers Quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 4 Flour Tortillas
  • 4 Ounces of Montery Jack Cheese
  • 6 Ounces Mixed Peppers
  • 4 Ounces  Tomatoes
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Bunch Cilantro, approximately 15 stems
  • 1/4 Cup Mexican Crema
  • 2 Eggs

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Directions

1. Prepare the ingredients

  • Wash & Dry the fresh produce
  • Montery Jack Cheese – Grate
  • Mixed Peppers – Cut stem ends & discard seeds. Slice into rings.
  • Tomatoes – Quarter
  • Shallot – Peel & thinly slice
  • Lime – Zest 2 tablespoons of the rind, then quarter
  • Cilantro – Roughly Chop

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2. Lime Crema – In a bowl, combine Mexican Crema and lime zest. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

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3. Salsa – In another bowl, combine tomatoes, cilantro, andjuice of two lime wedges. Drizzle with olive oil & stir ingredients together.

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4. Cook the Vegetables – In a large non-stick pan, heat two teaspoons of oil on medium-high heat. Add the peppers and shallot; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are lightly browned and softened. Transfer to a bowl. Rinse and wipe out the pan.

5. Assemble Quesadillas – Place the tortillas on a clean, dry work surface. Divide half the cheese between 2 of the tortillas. Fill with cooked vegetables and remaining cheese. Top with second tortillas.

6. Cooking Quesadillas – In the pan used to cook vegetables, heat two teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Carefully add the quesadilla and cooke 2-3 minutes per side or until tortilla is crispy and browned and the cheese has melted. Place cooked quesadillas onto two seperate plates.

7. Finishing Touches – Wipe out your pan. Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Crack the eggs into the pan, keeping them seperate. Cooke 2-3 minutes or until whites are set and yolks are cooked to your desired doneness. Turn off heat and season with salt and pepper. Place on top of each quesadilla.

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8. Garnish – Top eggs with salsa mixture. Serve with lime crema and a lime wedge.  Enjoy!

We always enjoy having protein added any way we’re able and while I’m vegetarian, I still eat eggs. These quesadillas are delicious and we’re never afraid to add different ingredients to try new combinations!

Cheers & thanks for reading!

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