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A Dang Quesadilla

January 14, 2011

Last night, we met up with our friends Casey and Rachael, who are also teachers of composition and creative writing at Penn State.  After the first week of classes, some sort of alcoholic libation is always necessary, and we had a fun time commiserating over beers.

Before we left for the bar, I made us a quick dinner.  Nothing is faster than a dang quesadilla…gosh!

First, I sauteed some mushrooms, onions, and spinach:

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And then we spread each tortilla with Smart Balance, filled them with cheddar cheese and our filling:

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…and then folded them over and grilled them in our pan until the cheese was nice and melty:

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Mmmm….now *that* is a dang good quesadilla. 

We have our gym weigh in today! I hope we come out of it with some moolah!

Have a great Friday!

15 Comments leave one →
  1. January 14, 2011 1:02 pm

    Yum! Delicious looking quesadilla 🙂

  2. January 14, 2011 1:06 pm

    That looks delish. My eyes are on the blue corn chips. I’m addicted to those things.

  3. January 14, 2011 1:07 pm

    Good luck today! I am sure you will do well on your weigh in! I love quesadillas…that looks like one dang good one!

  4. January 14, 2011 1:28 pm

    I love love love mushrooms and spinach in a quesadilla. YUM. i haven’t made dillas in a while…hmmm…Mexican Monday isn’t too far off.

  5. January 14, 2011 1:30 pm

    Good luck at the gym! Extra $ is always great!!

    Dang quesadilla! A napolean dynamite reference is always necessary when talking about them. So glad you realize this 🙂

  6. January 14, 2011 1:49 pm

    quesadillas are so fun, easy, and quick-yours look great and it’s first thing in the morning and now I want one! ha.

  7. January 14, 2011 2:27 pm

    Mm that looks delicious! 🙂

  8. January 14, 2011 2:30 pm

    Mmm..I love quesaillas!! Good luck at weigh in!!

  9. January 14, 2011 2:47 pm

    These look great. Our son loves to make these. I will share this recipe with him.I really like to make them without using meat but I haven’t used spinach before. Look forward to making them this way.

  10. January 14, 2011 3:01 pm

    Spinach, mushrooms and onions are soooo good together! I overdo it on the garlic sometimes… and that is a nobueno pre-bar snack! lemme tell ya! haha =)

    What salsa do you use? I get bored of mine quickly!

  11. January 14, 2011 3:54 pm

    i love your quesadillas!

    have fun at the gym and good luck with the weigh in 🙂

  12. January 14, 2011 8:00 pm

    Napoleon Dynamite…love it!!!!

    Hey Kip, do you have some chapstick? My lips burn real bad. LOL!

    I do love a dang quesadilla 🙂


  13. January 14, 2011 8:56 pm

    This looks wonderful, I need to try a vegan quesadilla!

  14. January 14, 2011 11:34 pm

    We make quesadillas weekly here, they never fail to please!

  15. January 17, 2011 5:03 am

    I was just thinking about what I am going to make for dinner this wk and a quesadilla with spinach came to mind. I think I am going to add corn and black beans as well, can’t wait!

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