Pear Quesadillas with Tomatillo Salsa
  • Tomatillo Salsa:
  • 8 tomatillos, chopped
  • 3 T. rice vinegar
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Combine tomatillos, vinegar, oil and salt in small bowl.
  • Quesadillas:
  • 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/2 lb. Dill Havarti cheese, grated
  • 4 pears, sliced thin
  • 2 T. plus 2 t. butter for sautéing
  1. Lay tortilla on work surface. Spread 1/4 of the cheese across 1/2 of a tortilla, then top cheese with 1 sliced pear. Fold over tortilla. Repeat with remaining tortillas, cheese and pears.
  2. Melt 2 t. butter in skillet over medium heat. Sauté tortilla on both sides until cheese is melted and tortilla is crisp, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining tortillas, melting 2 t. butter to sauté each. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. Spoon Tomatillo Salsa over top and serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.