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Cheese quesadillas with bean and corn salsa

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


Cheese quesadillas:

• 1 small yellow pepper, finely chopped
• 1 small red pepper, finely chopped
• 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
• ½ cup baby rosa tomatoes, chopped
• About 80g mature cheddar cheese, grated
• About 80g mozzarella cheese, grated
• Salt and milled pepper
• 4 large flour tortillas, or 6 smaller ones

Bean and corn salsa:

• 2 corn on the cob, charred
• 1 can red kidney beans, drained
• 1 small red onion, very finely chopped
• Handful coriander or basil, chopped
• ½-1 tsp (3-5ml) smoked paprika
• 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
• Lime juice, to taste
• Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation method

Cheese quesadillas:

  1. Mix all ingredients (except tortillas) together.
  2. Place a tortilla into a hot pan.
  3. Scatter over cheese and chopped vegetables. Top with a second tortilla.
  4. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the tortillas are golden and the cheese melts.
  5. Cut into quarters, and serve with bean and corn salsa.

Bean and corn salsa:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and season to taste.