As you probably know, the quesadillas consist of corn tortillas folded in half, to which melted cheese is put. The quesadillas’ flavor is soft and fresh but when Poblano pepper strips are put the story changes.
*The Poblano pepper is one of the most emblematic chilies of the Mexican repertoire. It is very versatile as it combines with an infinity of ingredients. It is not particularly spicy, it is very fleshy and it has lots of flavor.
With the Poblano pepper strips the quesadillas’ flavor becomes stronger, penetrating and interesting. The curious thing about this recipe is that there is a surprise factor because the peppers can be a little spicy, which depends of the luck that you have when choosing the Poblano peppers.
Serve the quesadillas with peppers accompanied with a guacamole and some refried beans. A perfect entree to whet the appetite.
About the Recipe
This recipe is very beautiful because you are going to prepare the peppers as the Mexican grandparents taught us, by sweating the chilies in a plastic bag. You will like a lot the preparation.
The quesadillas are prepared with a cheese that melts. You can use Oaxaca cheese, Chihuahua cheese, Manchego cheese, etc.
If you want to get further in this recipe prepare the corn tortillas that are used to prepare the quesadillas.