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Fiesta Bites

No recipe image available.Crispy fried flour tortillas filled with Monterey Jack cheese and salsa.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 tablespoons butter
6 large flour tortillas
3/4 cup (6 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Monterey Jack cheese
3/4 cup salsa or taco sauce

Cooking Directions:

  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tortilla and fry on each side until lightly browned. Place about 1 ounce of cheese and 2 tablespoons salsa along center of tortilla. Fold sides of tortilla to the center, overlapping slightly. Continue frying until tortilla is golden brown and cheese is melted. Transfer to platter and keep warm in oven.
  2. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  3. Cut each tortilla into 5 pieces and serve hot.

Makes 30 servings.

Optional ingredients: Sprinkle cumin and chili powder on tortilla. Top with 1 tablespoon each chopped onion and green pepper. Then top with cheese and salsa and prepare as indicated.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.