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Smoked Gouda Quesadillas with Apple Walnut Salsa

No recipe image available.Make a meal, snack or appetizer out of these delicious smoked Gouda quesadillas served with a fresh apple-walnut salsa.

Recipe Ingredients:

Apple-Walnut Salsa:
1/2 cup walnuts
1 Granny Smith apple, finely chopped
1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 green onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup (4 ounces) grated smoked Wisconsin Gouda
1 scallion (green onion), thinly sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. For the Apple-Walnut Salsa: Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a baking pan toast the walnuts in the middle of oven until golden, about 7 minutes. Cool and finely chop the walnuts.
  3. In a bowl, combine the apple, celery, green onion, walnuts, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. For Quesadillas: Preheat the broiler.
  5. Brush one side of each tortilla with olive oil. Arrange 2 tortillas, oil-side down, on a baking sheet. Sprinkle the tortillas with the Smoked Gouda and scallion and top with the remaining tortillas, oil-side up.
  6. Broil the quesadillas until golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Carefully flip the quesadillas and broil the second side until golden, 1 to 2 minutes longer.
  7. Cut each quesadilla into quarters.
  8. Serve quesadilla wedges with the Apple-Walnut Salsa.

Makes 2 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.