Holiday Fiesta Quesadillas
4
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 (1/2 cup) Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt

16 taco-size (6-inch) flour or corn tortillas

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 green bell pepper, diced

1 white onion, diced

1 cup frozen corn, slightly thawed

1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails off, roughly chopped

2 tablespoons taco seasoning

3 cups Monterey jack cheese, grated

Sour cream, for serving

Cilantro leaves, for serving

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    In large skillet over medium heat, using about 1 teaspoon of Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt at a time, lightly brown each of the tortillas on both sides, making sure both sides have a nice, light coating of Butter with Olive Oil and Sea Salt. Do not crisp. Remove them from the pan and set on paper towels.

  3. STEP 3

    Sprinkle chopped shrimp with taco seasoning. Add 2 tablespoons Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Saltto skillet and increase heat to medium-high. Add shrimp toskillet and stir it around to cook. Cook shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes,or until totally opaque. Remove from skillet and set aside. Addremaining 2 tablespoons of Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Saltto skillet and melt. Add diced peppers and onion and cook for 2to 3 minutes, or until peppers and onion start to soften. Add cornto skillet and cook for 1 minute, or until corn is thoroughlywarmed. Remove from heat and set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    On a large baking sheet,lay four of the browned tortillas. Lay equal amounts of grated cheese oneach tortilla, followed by equal parts of veggie mixture. Arrangean even amount of shrimp over each tortilla. Top with remaining fourtortillas. Repeat with remaining tortillas, cheese, veggies and shrimp.

  5. STEP 5

    Oneat a time (or more if you have a larger griddle), place the quesadillasin a skillet (you may carefully wipe clean the same one you've beenusing if desired) over medium-low heat and cook on both sides until cheese is totally melted and surface of the tortillas is goldenbrown.

  6. STEP 6

    Remove quesadillas from pan and cut into small wedges with a sharp pizza wheel.

  7. STEP 7

    Arrangeon a platter and top each wedge with a small spoonful of salsa, and (ifdesired) a small dollop of sour cream, and a cilantro wedge. Serveimmediately.

  8. STEP 8

    For step-by-step directions, go to The Social Platter™.

Tip #1

These quesadillas can also be made in the oven. Preheat the oven to350°F and bake quesadillas on a baking sheet for 10-15 minutes oruntil light golden brown and crispy.

 

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