Jalapeno Quesadillas

Jalapeno Quesadillas
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 4 mins to 5 mins Cook 20 mins


  • 20 jalapeno peppers, cored, seeded, membranes removed, cut lengthwise into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 onions, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 8 flour tortillas (8-inch)
  • 8 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 2 cups)

Make It

1. Simmer jalapeno strips in water in large saucepan for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse briefly. Set aside.

2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions and salt; cook for 10 minutes or until onions are slightly browned. Add jalapeno strips; cook for 2 minutes. Add water; cook for 4 minutes more.

3. Lay tortillas on baking sheets. Sprinkle cheese over half of each tortilla. Top cheese with jalapeno mixture. Fold uncovered half over filling to form half-moon.

4. Bake in 350 degree F oven until cheese is melted, 4 to 5 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 283, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 25, carb. (g): 24, pro. (g): 11, sodium (mg): 393, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.