Cheese and Poblano Quesadillas

Cheese And Poblano Quesadillas Recipe

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Kristi Luce


This is an adopted recipe which I have adapted and made my owm. I hope you will enjoy!


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20 Min
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1 1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 c
grated cotija cheese
flour tortillas
1/2 lb
tomatillos, fresh
poblano chiles, roasted
2 Tbsp
butter, softened

How to Make Cheese and Poblano Quesadillas


  • 1Turn on broiler.
  • 2Cut Poblano peppers in half and remove seeds.
  • 3Remove husks and wash tomatillos. Cut into quarters if small and 1/8 ths if large.
  • 4Place peppers and tomatillos on a baking sheet skin side up
  • 5Roast until skins start to turn black. Be sure to watch closely, they burn quickly.
  • 6Remove from oven and let cool.
  • 7Once peppers and tomatillos are cool enough to touch, chop and set in seperate bowls.
  • 8Mix cheeses together in a bowl.
  • 9Set all the bowls next to your stove.
  • 10Place a drop of oil on griddle or castiron skillet and spread with a paper towel to cover the surface. Heat on medium high.
  • 11Place 6 flour tortillas on a plate and butter the one on top. Take top tortilla and place butter side down onto skillet.
  • 12Sprinkle with cheeses, tomatillos and peppers. Fold tortilla over filling.
  • 13Allow to cook until brown on that side. Flip over with a spatula and brown the other side.
  • 14Repeat with each tortilla.
  • 15Serve with a touch of sour cream.
  • 16If you have any filling left over, sprinkle on top of the sour cream.

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