Sunday, October 18, 2009

Cheesy Beef and Chipotle Quesadillas

  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • A garlic clove, diced
  • 1/2 a chipotle pepper, soaked in hot water for 1/2 an hour and chopped
  • A sprig of oregano, chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • A pinch of commercial chili powder
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • Shredded cheddar cheese to taste
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • Saute the onion and garlic until soft.
  • Add the oregano and the chipotle pepper
  • Add salt and pepper and chili powder.
  • Saute until fragrant.
  • Add ground beef and brown.
  • On a griddle head some more oil, lay down a tortilla and cover with shredded cheese, 1/3 of the meat mixture, and then more cheese, and top with another tortilla, press together with a spatula.
  • After a couple of minutes, when the bottom tortilla is browned, flip and cook the other side.
  • Repeat twice.

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