Southwest's Best Banana Quesadillas
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 4 minutes
  • Servings: 10
  • Preparation Time: appx 1 hour
  • 1 Lb.cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 c.confectioners sugar
  • 2 medium bananas,very ripe
  • 10 7" flour tortillas
  • 4T.butter
  • 1 1/2 c caramel sauce(recipie follows)
  • 4 med.bananas,for garnish
  • whipped cream
  • fresh mint
  • caramel sauce:
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/2 C water
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • Combine sugar and water,bring to boil,stirring often.
  • cook until deep brown color,and thick like syrup.10-15 min.
  • remove from heat,stir in creamring to boil again until thick,appx.2-3 min.
DIRECTIONS
  1. mash the 2 ripe bananas
  2. mix softened cream cheese with bananas,beat until smooth
  3. spead 1/4 c mixture over 1/2 of tortilla,fold over and press slightly
  4. continue this until all tortillas are done.
  5. place on plate and cover with plastic wrap
  6. refrigerate until set appx.30 min.
  7. heat 1T butter and fry tortillas 3 at a time,2 min per side until brown
  8. cut each into 3 pieces
  9. spoon 1/4 C caramel sauce over each
  10. garnish with sliced bananas,whipped cream,and mint.
  11. very tasty,enjoy
RECIPE BACKSTORY
old southwest favorite