Squash Blossom Quesadillas (de flor de calacaza)
Squash Blossom Quesadillas or Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza a healthy delicatessen from Mexican Cuisine. 15 minutes and dinner is on the table.
melty grated cheese
(such as oaxaca, swiss, cheddar) (optional)
Heat a pan over medium heat.
Destem, wash and dry squash blossoms.
Peel and chop onion.
Add a splash of olive oil to the pan, then add chopped onions and sauté until translucent.
Add squash blossom leaves to pan and sauté for about 1 minute or until soft.
Add salt, stir, remove from pan.
Place tortillas in the same pan (two at a time), add grated cheese on top and wait for it to melt.
Remove from pan and place on a plate, top with squash blossom/onion mix, drizzle fresh lime juice over it and give it a big bite!
(this recipe yields 4 tortillas, not 4 servings. I shared with my husband but could have eating it all by myself, so it's for maximum 2 people).