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Quesadillas with roasted asparagus

Author: Les Cultures de chez nous
Preparation 10
Portions 4
Freezing No


  • 375 gr (12 oz) of trimmed asparagus
  • Red onion, sliced into slices of 5 mm width and into rings
  • 60 ml (4 tablespoons) of olive oil
  • 2 diced tomatoes
  • 2 finely chopped small jalapeno
  • 1/3 cup (75 ml) of finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 4 regular of whole wheat tortillas
  • 375 ml (1 1/2 cup) of grated Tex-mex cheese
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  • Mix asparagus and onion with olive oil (with salt and pepper up to taste). Set everything into one large layer over a baking sheet. Oven bake at 450 °F (230 °C) for 10 minutes while stirring few times and turn vegetables once (until tenderness and lightly browned). Cool down and slice asparagus into thirds.
  • In a small bowl, mix tomatoes, jalapeno peppers and coriander (with salt and pepper up to taste). Set two tortillas over a small plate and equally divide vegetables over each tortilla. Add 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of tomatoes mix and gratin with two others tortillas over while pressing lightly. Oven bake at 450 °F (230 °C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until it browns. Slice into parts.
  • Cumin and lime sour cream : mix sour cream, cumin and lime juice. Serve with tortillas and remaining tomatoes mixture.

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