The ultimate Mexican comfort food, this is basically Mexican grilled cheese. It makes an easy lunch and is equally popular with kids and adults. In Mexico this type of quesadilla is known as a ‘gringo’ in reference to the northerners’ fondness for flour rather than corn tortillas.
Course: Lunch, Main Course
- 1 flour tortilla
- about 1/3 c shredded cheese such as cheddar
- 2 t butter
Heat butter in non-stick skillet over medium heat.
Lay the tortilla flat on the countertop. Spread cheese over half of the tortilla. Fold the tortilla once along the middle to form a half circle. Gently transfer tortilla to pan.
Fry about 4 minutes per side to a golden-brown color.
Serve with salsa, guacamole, and/or sour cream.