Tuna quesadilla with cheddar

Lucky Star
6 servings Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 10 mins

By Food24 November 20 2014
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Ingredients (14)

340 g tuna — tinned, shredded
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup salsa
1 cup cheddar cheese — grated
6 tortilla wraps
fresh coriander
SALSA:
1/2 Tbs fresh chillies — 573
1/2 onion — finely chopped
1/2 red chilli — finely chopped
1/2 tsp paprika — smoked
1/2 green pepper — or red, finely diced
1/2 Tbs tomato paste
salt and freshly ground black pepper
250 g tomatoes — diced
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Method:

For the salsa: heat oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until glossy. Add chili, paprika and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in the tomato paste and tomatoes.
Reduce the heat and cook until it thickens.

For the quesadillas, in a small bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise and salsa.
Evenly spread three tortillas with tuna mixture and top with cheese and the remaining tortillas.
In a big enough pan cook the quesadillas one at a time, turning once, until lightly golden and cheese is melted.
Cut into triangles and serve with chopped lettuce and extra salsa.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Lucky Star.



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