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Blue Cheese and Pear Quesadillas with Mango Salsa

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

For the Quesadillas

  • 6 oz blue cheese like Maytag blue
  • 12 flour tortillas
  • 1 pear ripe, cut in thin slices
  • 12 whole dried apricots diced
  • ½ cup red onion diced
  • canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey

For the Mango Salsa

  • 1 mango ripe and peeled, cut in small dice
  • 1 small jalapeno cut in small dice
  • ¼ cup red onion cut in small dice
  • ½ lime zested & juiced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

For the Quesadillas

  • Take one tortilla spread the softened blue cheese taking care not to spread to the edges.
  • Place pears, diced apricots, and red onion on top of cheese, top with an other tortilla.
  • Over medium heat, in a nonstick skillet add a little canola oil to cover the bottom of pan. Place the quesadilla in the pan cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, flip over cook other side.
  • Remove from pan drizzle with honey top with mango salsa and serve.

For the Mango Salsa

  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl season with salt and pepper to taste.