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Mashed Sweet Potato, Apple and Cotija Quesadillas

 
One serving costs about $4.13 One serving costs about $4.13

$4.13 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

3 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:81%

Spoonacular Score: 81%

 

The recipe Mashed Sweet Potato, Apple and Cotija Quesadillas is ready in approximately 45 minutes and is definitely a tremendous gluten free and vegetarian option for lovers of Mexican food. For $4.13 per serving, you get a hor d'oeuvre that serves 3. One serving contains 1181 calories, 23g of protein, and 30g of fat. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. A mixture of honey, onion, cilantro, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. To use up the butter you could follow this main course with the Cinnamon Butter Cake as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 83%. This score is super. Try sweet potato, quinoa & cotija, Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Cotija Stacks, and Sweet Potato Quesadillas for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 slice
2 slice apples
apples
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps butter
butter
0.25 cup
0.25 cup cilantro
cilantro
4 ounces
4 ounces cotija cheese
cotija cheese
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin
cumin
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps grapeseed oil
grapeseed oil
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps honey
honey
1
1  lime (juice)
lime (juice)
1
1  red onion
red onion
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps red pepper flakes
red pepper flakes
5 pounds
5 pounds sweet potatoes
sweet potatoes
6
6  tortillas
tortillas
2 slice apples
2 slice
apples
2 Tbsps butter
2 Tbsps
butter
0.25 cup cilantro
0.25 cup
cilantro
4 ounces cotija cheese
4 ounces
cotija cheese
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp
cumin
2 Tbsps grapeseed oil
2 Tbsps
grapeseed oil
2 Tbsps honey
2 Tbsps
honey
1  lime (juice)
1
lime (juice)
1  red onion
1
red onion
0.5 tsps red pepper flakes
0.5 tsps
red pepper flakes
5 pounds sweet potatoes
5 pounds
sweet potatoes
6  tortillas
6
tortillas

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
stove
stove
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
stove
stove
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a medium saucepan and add onions and apples. Cook until they turn begin to brown, approximately 15-20 minutes.
  2. As onions and apples cook, heat tortillas slightly in the oven (300 degrees for 10-15 minutes) or on the stove in a pan sprayed lightly with cooking spray. They should not get crispy, only warm.
  3. In a small bowl, mash warm sweet potatoes, honey, 1 tablespoon butter, lime juice and zest, cumin, cilantro and red pepper flakes.
  4. Spread a layer of sweet potatoes, onion-apple mixture and then crumble cheese on one half of the tortilla and fold over. (Resist the urge to overfill.) Using remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon oil, toast quesadillas on both sides until golden brown.
  5. For a little added snazzle, whisk a bit of chili pepper, honey and lime juice together and drizzle on top.
  6. We used Fujis. A crisp, sweet apple works best.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.13
Ingredient
2 slices apples
2 tablespoons butter
¼ cups cilantro
4 ounces cotija cheese
1 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 lime (juice)
1 red onion
½ teaspoons red pepper flakes
5 pounds sweet potatoes
6 tortillas
Price
$0.72
$0.24
$0.13
$1.46
$0.13
$0.18
$0.51
$0.25
$0.37
$0.05
$7.56
$0.77
$12.38

Nutritional Information

Quickview
1181k Calories
22g Protein
29g Total Fat
210g Carbs
50% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
1181k
59%

Fat
29g
46%

  Saturated Fat
12g
78%

Carbohydrates
210g
70%

  Sugar
56g
63%

Cholesterol
53mg
18%

Sodium
1326mg
58%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
22g
46%

Vitamin A
107886IU
2158%

Manganese
2mg
119%

Fiber
26g
107%

Vitamin B6
1mg
93%

Potassium
2840mg
81%

Vitamin B5
6mg
66%

Vitamin B1
0.98mg
65%

Copper
1mg
64%

Phosphorus
624mg
62%

Magnesium
220mg
55%

Vitamin B2
0.91mg
53%

Calcium
502mg
50%

Folate
180µg
45%

Iron
7mg
42%

Vitamin E
5mg
36%

Selenium
25µg
36%

Vitamin B3
6mg
35%

Vitamin C
27mg
34%

Zinc
3mg
26%

Vitamin K
23µg
22%

Vitamin B12
0.65µg
11%

Vitamin D
0.29µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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