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Caramelized Onion and Jalapeno Quesadillas

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"This is great for an appetizer or meal. You can add meat if you like, but I made a vegetarian option for meatless Monday! Top each quesadilla with sour cream, salsa, lettuce, and guacamole."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 450 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (2 quesadillas)

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat; cook and stir onion until softened and lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Add jalapeno peppers to onion; cook and stir until onion is browned, about 10 minutes more. Transfer onion mixture to a plate.
  2. Heat about 1 tablespoon olive oil in the same skillet and add 1 tortilla. Top tortilla with 1/4 cup Mexican cheese blend, 1/2 of the onion mixture, and 1/4 cup Mexican cheese blend, respectively; top with 1 tortilla. Cook quesadilla until browned and cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining oil, tortillas, cheese, and onion mixture.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 450 calories; 26 g fat; 40.9 g carbohydrates; 13.9 g protein; 40 mg cholesterol; 726 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These were a little messy, but oh so very good. It was easier to use one tortilla at a time, just cover the whole tortilla with cheese, and put the onions on half and fold over, mush easier to f...

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I was *starving* when I made these and really looking forward to them. That being said, they were just ok. They lacked flavor. I'd even added some sliced baby bellas to make them a bit hearti...

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These were a little messy, but oh so very good. It was easier to use one tortilla at a time, just cover the whole tortilla with cheese, and put the onions on half and fold over, mush easier to f...

AMAZING!!! The boyfriend and I ate them all up! I did only half an onion and it was enough. I did add a can of chicken to the stove top onion mix. Perfect! Added side salsa to dip. It made three...

I was *starving* when I made these and really looking forward to them. That being said, they were just ok. They lacked flavor. I'd even added some sliced baby bellas to make them a bit hearti...

Did not have fresh peppers so used jarred ones, also used shredded Gouda cheese. Turned out brilliantly!

Simple but delicious. Jalapenos added a good amount of heat to it. It is a bit simple, and I could see adding one or two more ingredients (steak, especially, is sounding pretty mouth-watering to...

i tweaked this recipe a little bit and only made one quesadilla with 2 jalepenos and half an onion which turned out good but quite spicy

I love anything with caramelized onions and this is no exception. I wish I had added more stuffing, but next time I will.