Mexican Quesadillas

This is the Mexican Quesadillas recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 8 tortillas
mexican quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 8 flour tortillas
  • Butter
  • 8 oz (250 g) Canadian Brick* cheese thinly sliced
  • 8 oz (250 g) Canadian Colby* cheese thinly sliced
  • Fresh Tomato Salsa
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1 small white onion or red onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 ºF (200 ºC).

Spread butter on one side of each tortilla. Place tortillas, buttered side up, on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 5 minutes; remove from oven.

Arrange sliced Canadian Brick and Colby cheeses over tortillas. Bake 5 minutes longer or until they are melted. Remove from oven.

Serve with Fresh Tomato Salsa.

Fresh Tomato Salsa:

Combine all salsa ingredients in a medium bowl and stir well. Spoon over hot quesadillas and serve.

Tips

If time is short, you can use prepared mild, medium or hot salsa instead of Fresh Tomato Salsa.

* Or you can use thinly sliced Canadian jalapeno Havarti, Monterey Jack and/or Mozzarella cheese.

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