Frito Pie Quesadilla with Cream Cheese Salsa

1
Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

A great appetizer for friends and family or that next football party.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Griddle

Ingredients

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8
burrito sized tortillas
1 c
shredded cheddar, or montery jack cheese
1/4 c
diced onions
1 can(s)
chili without beans, I use wolf brand
1 c
fritos, broken in to smaller pieces
softened butter for spreading

FOR DIPPING SAUCE:

8 oz
hot salsa, I prefer herdez or my homemade "fire roasted red salsa"
4 oz
softened cream cheese

How to Make Frito Pie Quesadilla with Cream Cheese Salsa

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix salsa and cream cheese together and set aside until serving.
  • 2Heat griddle on medium heat while preparing the quesadillas.
  • 3On half of a tortilla sprinkle cheese, onion, and dot with teaspoons of chili. Sprinkle with fritos. Close and spread top with butter.
  • 4Place on hot griddle buttered side down and butter other side. Cook until golden brown and flip. Continue to cook until other side is golden brown and cheese has melted. Continue with the process until all quesadillas have been made.
  • 5Slice and serve with cream cheese salsa.

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About Frito Pie Quesadilla with Cream Cheese Salsa

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #quesadilla, #frito




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