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Asparagus and Goat Cheese Quesadillas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stasia Renfrow
Added: Monday, October 18, 2004

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
1/2 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
salt and pepper to taste
2 (10 inch) flour tortillas
4 ounces herbed goat cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
fresh cilantro sprigs, for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat, and cook the asparagus, stirring occasionally, until tender and lightly browned. Season with salt and pepper, and remove from heat.
Spread one side of each tortilla with 1/2 the goat cheese. Place 1/2 the asparagus and 1/2 the cilantro on each tortilla, and fold tortillas in half over contents to form quesadillas. Brush the outsides of the quesadillas with remaining oil.
Place the quesadillas in a skillet over medium-low heat, and cook 3 minutes on each side, or until lightly browned. Cut in half and garnish with cilantro to serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Easy and elegant quesadillas made with fresh asparagus and soft goat cheese. A royal combination of flavors for that Southwestern fix. Perfect for family meals and fancy enough for guests. Delicious!

 

 

 

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