Quesadillas

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Quesadilla is a Mexican dish which is nothing but a toasted tortilla with melted cheese inside. “Queso” means “little cheesy” in Spanish. In addition to cheese, you can stuff anything in a quesadilla. You can add onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, any  vegetables,  paneer etc. The ingredients can be sautéed before stuffing or can be added without cooking. It purely depends on individual taste. You can even add some spices to suit to your taste.

Ingredients

  •  Tortillas  4 large
  • Grated cheese 1 cup
  • Olive oil/butter  2 tbsp

Stuffing

  • Rajma beans 1 cup
  • Onion  1 large chopped
  • Bell peppers  ½  cup   chopped
  • Sauce or salsa  2 tbsp

 Method

  •  Sauté all the stuffing ingredients of your choice with little salt, pepper  and salsa and  keep aside.
  • Heat a large griddle to medium heat. Add 1/2 tsp of oil/butter and spread it.
  •  Place a tortilla in the pan. Flip the tortilla over a few times until it is nicely warmed and small bubbles are formed.
  • Take a handful of grated cheese and sprinkle over the top of the tortilla.
  • Add little of the mixture over the cheese.
  • Put some more cheese on top and top it with another tortilla.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cover it. After a minute flip and leave it for another minute or so until the cheese melts inside and the tortillas are nicely browned.
  •  Remove from pan and cut into wedges. Serve with some salsa, sour cream or ketchup.
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