Avocado Quesadillas

Avocado Quesadillas

2 ripe tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/4 inch dice.

1 firm avocado,peeled and diced into 1/4 inch dice

1 tablespoon red onion, chopped

2 tsp. lemon juice

1/4 tsp. Tabasco


salt and pepper; to taste

1/4 cup sour cream

3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

4 flour tortillas or whole wheat

1/2 tsp vegetable oil

1 1/3 cups grated Pepper Jack Cheese

In a small bowl stir together tomatoes, avocado, onion, lemon juice, jalapeno and Tabasco sauce; season with salt and pepper; to taste. In another bowl stir together the sour cream, cilantro; salt and pepper; to taste.

Preheat the broiler.

Put tortillas on a baking sheet and brush tops with oil. Broil tortillas until pale golden. Turn tortillas over and broil the other sides until pale golden. Sprinkle tortillas evenly with the cheese and broil until cheese is melted and bubbling. Spread the avocado mixture evenly over 2 tortillas and top each with 1 of the remaining tortillas, cheese side down. Transfer quesadillas to a cutting board and cut into wedges.

Top each with sour cream mixture.

19 thoughts on “Avocado Quesadillas

  1. num num num. I just read that avocados are amazing grilled–like smoky butter. Have you tried? It’s on my to-do list along with these quesadillas!

  2. Yum! This looks delicious! I’ve got a packet of tortillas sitting around and I didn’t know what to do with them…dilemma solved.

  3. Your blog is amazing Maggie! Thanks so much for the like – I didn’t realise anybody could even see it yet (can you tell I’m new to this?!)

    All the best,

    Jo x

  4. Hey there! Thanks for the like as I start getting this food blog going. I came over to take a look at your blog as I was thinking about dinner…what a fortuitous series of events. These quesadillas look delicious. Keep cooking!

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