Monday, March 16, 2009

Vegetable Quesadillas








Quesadilla is a fast food item in Mexican cuisine where cooked ingredients,cheese are wrapped in a tortilla which is usually made of corn flour.Its a Spanish derivative which means 'Little cheesy thing'
This is kids favorite menu packed with protein and fiber and easy to make.

Ingredients:

Tortillas- 4 nos
Broccoli(cut)- 1 cup
Spinach(cut)- 1 cup
Red Onions(cut)- 1 cup
Bell Pepper(cut)-1 cup
Cheddar cheese- 1 cup
Vegetarian baked Beans(mashed)- 1 cup
(You can use baked black beans also)
Chili powder- 1 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Salsa- 1/2 cup
Sour Cream- 1/2 cup
Olive oil- 1 tbsp


Method:


Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on the skillet over medium heat, and saute the onion,Bell pepper,Broccoli and spinach separately until soft.

Pre-heat a non-stick griddle or cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Using vegetable oil spray, lightly spray one side of a tortilla. Place tortilla, sprayed side down, on the griddle. Spread a heaping 1/3 cup of the Beans,vegetable,cheese mixture on half of the tortilla. Fold the other half of the tortilla over the filling. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side, or until tortilla is golden-brown and cheese is melted. Remove and place on a cutting board. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling.

To serve, cut quesadillas in half and place on a serving platter. Top each quesadillas with 1 tablespoon each of salsa and sour cream.

3 comments:

Happy cook said...

Wish i could just grab one slice.

Usha said...

Looks delicious and inviting !

Trupti said...

quesadillas looks very delicious

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