Chorizo Quesadillas

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


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Chorizo Quesadillas


· 4 large (12-inch) flour tortillas· 2 cups shredded Monterey pepper Jack or smoked Cheddar· 1/2 pound chorizo or andouille, casing removed and finely chopped· 2 scallions, chopped· 3 small plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped· 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped· 1 small white onion, finely chopped· Handful cilantro, finely chopped· Coarse salt


Step 1Preheat a nonstick skillet or griddle pan to high heat. Blister a flour tortilla for 20 seconds, flip. Cover half the tortilla surface with shredded cheese, bits of chorizo or andouille, and chopped scallions. Fold the tortilla in half and cook a minute longer, 30 seconds on each side, pressing down gently with a spatula. Cut quesadillas into 4 wedges and top with salsa.Step 2For salsa, combine ingredients in a small bowl and spoon over wedges of quesadilla, as you snack.