Monday, January 31, 2011

Mediterranean Shrimp Quesadilla- Tomato Bowl 2011

This is the first post to start off the Tomato Bowl competition. I love quesadillas for a game time snack, but this time they have a little twist! This recipe is really easy, and will impress your game day company. Fresh plump shrimp, feta cheese, tomatoes, red onions, and olives make this a quesadilla you will want to make again. If you aren't a seafood fan you could easily sub in chicken or keep it vegetarian! Enjoy- Go Team Green Bay!!!Ingredients
3/4 lb. pre-cooked shrimp, tails removed and chopped
1/2 cup red onion, sliced
3/4 cup Red Gold petite diced tomatoes, drained
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup kalmata olives, halved
1/2 cup feta cheese
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 tsp oregano, dried
1 1/2 Tbl olive oil
2 Tbl butter
8 corn tortillas, 6 inch

Instructions
Heat oil over medium in a large skillet. Add olives and onions. Saute till onions are tender. Reduce heat to medium low, and add garlic and tomatoes. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add chopped shrimp and oregano. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.

In a separate skillet melt 1/4 of the allotted amount of butter. Place tortilla in skillet. Add 1/4 amount of feta and 1/8 amount of mozzarella cheese. Place 1/4 of shrimp mixture on top of the tortilla and cheese. Top with 1/8 mozzarella. Place a tortilla on top. When cheese has melted, flip quesadilla. Allow cheese to melt and tortilla to crisp. Remove from heat, and repeat procedure till you have 4 quesadillas. Quarter quesadillas and serve with a side of sour cream.

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