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

jalapeno-optional,minced

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.