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Shrimp & Green Chili Quesadillas w/Guacamole Recipe

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This recipe for Shrimp & Green Chili Quesadillas w/Guacamole, by , is from An Ortolf Family Tradition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Dunn
Added: Thursday, November 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
8 (7-8 in) flour tortillas
1 3/4 Cup Sargento Bistro Cheddar Salsa w/Tomato & Jalapeño Peppers Shredded cheese
1Cup small or coarsely chopped cooked shrimp
1 (4oz) can chopped green chilies, drained
1/4 Cup chopped cilantro or thinly sliced green onions
1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted
2 tbsp. salsa
1/4 tsp.. garlic salt

Directions:
Directions:
Stir cheese, shrimp, green chilies and cilantro together in a large mixing bowl. Brush oil over 4 of the tortillas. Place oiled side down on cookie sheet. Spoon shrimp mixture evenly over tortillas, spreading to edges. Top with remaining tortillas, pressing down to compact filling. Brush remaining oil over tops of tortillas.

Bake in preheated 450º oven for 6 minutes or until golden brown on bottom. Use a large spatula to turn quesadillas over. Continue baking until tops are golden brow, about 2 minutes longer.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 as main dish - 1 dozen appetizers
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
While quesadillas are baking, prepare guacamole by mashing avocado with salsa and garlic salt. Cut quesadillas to desired size and serve with guacamole and additional salsa.

1 C chopped chicken can be used instead of shrimp. You can also try different flavors of Sargento cheeses with recipe.

 

 

 

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