Chourico & Peppers Quesadilla
1 Stick Chourico (Portuguese sausage)
½ Green Pepper sliced in strips
½ cup onion chopped
1 cup Monterey Jack cheese
2 Medium Tortillas
In a sauté Pan
Saute Chourico until browned.
Add peppers and onion.
Saute mixture until peppers and onions are translucent.
Warm a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
Lay Tortilla in skillet, flat.
Sprinkle ¼ cup cheese on one side of tortilla.
Lower the heat to Medium-Low.
Add Chourico and peppers mixture on top of cheese.
Add additional ¼ cup cheese on top of Chourico and Peppers mixture.
Fold tortilla over to cover meat and cheese mixture.
Turn tortilla to ensure brown on both sides.
Keep on heat until cheese appears to ooze out of seams.
Remove from heat
Place on cutting board.
Let rest 1 minute.
Cut tortilla with a “V” to retrieve 3 triangles.
Quesadillas can be served alone or with salsa, guacamole, sour cream etc…
Play with it…Enjoy!
**A note about the “Chourico”.
There is also a Spanish Sausage called “Chorizo” it can be substituted here.
Any protein really can be used here. A precooked Rotisserie chicken is Great in this.
Play with it. Make it your own!