Bartlett Pear Cheese Quesadilla
The sweet fall fruit mixed with hazelnuts and spicy pepper jack cheese brings new life to quesadillas.
  • Makes: 8 appetizer servings
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Per Serving (2 slices): 127 calories; 5.4g protein; 12g carbohydrates; 7g fat; 225mg sodium

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  1. On half of each tortilla, sprinkle ¼ of the cheeses, basil, onion and hazelnuts; top with pear slices.
  2. Fold in half and brush both sides with olive oil.
  3. Heat in non-stick skillet 2-3 minutes on each side or until cheese melts and tortilla browns. Cut each quesadilla into four pieces.

Tips & Notes

Store firm, unripe pears in a brown paper bag at room temperature to help them ripen faster.



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