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Cast Iron Quesadilla

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Cooking a quesadilla in my cast iron pan!
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Tortilla 1
  Four cheese mexican blend 1 Tablespoon
  Fried chicken/Smoked turkey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cubed
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1 Tablespoon
  Picante sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded mozzarella 1 Tablespoon

1. In a cast iron pan, over medium high heat, melt butter and spread in the bottom of the pan.
2. Place the tortilla in the pan and on half of tortilla spread four cheese blend, chicken, cheddar cheese, onion, picante sauce and mozzarella cheese in layers.
3. Fold the other half of the tortilla over the filling like an omelette.
4. Once you smell the corn cooking, flip the quesadilla and let it cook on other side.
5. Take the quesadilla off the pan, and cut it in 3 wedges.

6. Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
In this video, Dave is showing how to make Quesadilla in a cast iron skillet. It’s a good way of putting your old cast iron to use or rather a good alternative to grilling Quesadilla. Hi recipe is very simple and he gives you the flexibility of using your own filling ingredients depending in your taste or availability of ingredients. Give it try so that you can save yourself with some quick and easy food when you are extremely hungry.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 232

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.8%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 71.5 mg23.8%

Sodium 798.5 mg33.3%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.9%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 18 g36.3%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 42.4% Iron 3.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cast Iron Quesadilla Recipe Video