Have tons of squash blossoms in your backyard? Woman, similar! I’ve been placing them on every part: pizza, sandwiches, and sure, in quesadillas. I can’t take any credit score for this. One in every of my TikTok followers commented on one in all my squash blossom movies and advised me that rising up in Mexico, her mother used to make her squash blossom quesadillas. That sounded scrumptious to me so I simply needed to strive it!
That is about so simple as a quesadilla will get: cheese and squash blossoms. I served it with tomatillo salsa, bitter cream, and juicy lime wedges. The squash blossoms are scrumptious in a cheese quesadilla! As all the time, word that squash blossoms prepare dinner down rather a lot so you’ll be able to actually pack a ton on every quesadilla.
And since so many individuals questioned how I may “waste” squash blossoms that might flip into squash: these wouldn’t have develop into squash. Male blossoms seem weeks earlier than feminine blossoms and don’t develop into squash so eat all of them! I rinse them inside and outside below chilly water and wrap them in paper towels and put them in my veggie drawer. They’re okay to hang around within the fridge for a day or two however you wish to eat them up as shortly as you’ll be able to.
Squash blossoms add a beautiful sweetness to this quesadilla, which fits fantastically with contemporary lime juice. Such a enjoyable technique to eat up squash blossoms!
1 cup grated cheese (cheddar/mozzarella mix)
Cilantro or Italian parsley
Serving suggestion: tomatillo salsa, bitter cream, lime wedges
- Set a heavy skillet over a medium-low flame to heat up. Grate cheddar and mozzarella cheese.
- Set a tortilla on the skillet. It needs to be heat however not sizzling. Sprinkle with a beneficiant quantity of cheese. Add squash blossoms. Sprinkle with contemporary herbs. Prime with extra cheese. Set one other tortilla on high. Let prepare dinner till backside layer of cheese is melty, about 5 minutes. Insert spatula below the middle of the tortilla and elevate up and over shortly to flip it. Let prepare dinner on this aspect till this layer of cheese is melty and quesadilla is warmed by way of.
- Take away quesadilla to a serving board. Minimize into wedges and serve with salsa, bitter cream, and lime wedges.