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Fruit and Cheese Quesadillas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Sedgwick
Added: Saturday, April 25, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. chopped dried apricots,
1 tsp. grated orange peel,
6 tbl orange juice,
2 c. ricotta cheese,
6 tbl. honey,
1 tsp. ground coriander,
12 flour tortillas (7-9 inch diameter),
3 c. chopped fresh or canned pineapple, drained well,
Mint sprigs optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl, combine apricots, orange peel, and orange juice; let stand until apricots are softened (about 10 min.).
In a food processor or blender, combine apricot juice mixture. ricotta cheese, honey and coriander. Whirl until smoothly pureed. (At this point, you may cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.)

Arrange 6 tortillas in a single layer on two or 3 lightly oiled large baking sheets. Spread tortillas evenly with cheese mixture, covering tortillas to within 1/2 inch of edges. Evenly cover cheese mixture with pineapple, then top each tortilla with one of the remaining tortillas. press lightly.
Bake in a 450 oven until tortillas are lightly browned (7-9 min.), switching positions of baking sheets halfway through baking.
Slide quesadillas onto a board, cut each into 4-6 wedges. Arrange on a platter and garnish with mint sprigs if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 min.

 

 

 

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