Sunday, February 5, 2012

Quick & Healthy Vegetarian Quesadillas

International Vegetarian Main Course Special
Mexican Cuisine
Quick & Healthy Vegetarian Quesadillas
(with Assorted Vegetables like Fresh Green, Red & Yellow Bell Peppers, Onions, Tomatoes, Cheddar Cheese)
Serves 3-4

Plain/Multigrain Tortillas- 8 No’s
Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Oil- 1 Tbsp.
Onion- 1, Finely Chopped
Spring Onion- 1, Finely Chopped
Green Chilli- 1, Finely Chopped
Green Bell Pepper- 1, Finely Chopped
Red Bell Pepper- 1, Finely Chopped
Yellow Bell Pepper- 1, Finely Chopped
Tomatoes- 1, Finely Chopped

Cumin Powder- ½ Tsp.
Salt & Pepper- For Seasoning
Lemon/Lime Juice- ½ Tsp.
Cheddar Cheese-2 ½ Cups, Finely Sliced
Fresh Coriander Leaves- 1 Tbsp.

Heat Extra Light Olive Oil in a Non Stick Wide Pan
Add Onion, Spring Onion and Sauté
Add Green, Red, Yellow Bell Peppers & Sauté

Add Tomatoes, Salt & Pepper, Lemon Juice, Cumin Powder & Mix

Cook for about 3-4 Minutes

Add a Dash of Lemon Juice & Mix Well
On a Flat Non Stick Skillet (Tawa), Warm 2 Tortillas and Keep Aside
On one side of the first Warm Tortilla, Layer about ¼ Cup of the Cheese, then Layer it with the Roasted Veggies & Add about ¼ Cup of the Cheese on top of the Tortilla

Seal the Base Tortilla with the Second Warm Tortilla

Toast this on the Skillet till Cheese starts to Melt

Cut into 4 with a Pizza Slicer
Serve Fresh with Salsa/Any Choice of Dip!

Can make a Vegan Quesadilla by using Soy Cheese

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :)

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