Chorizo and Manchego Cheese Quesadillas


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30 mins (prep 5, cooking 25)
5 ingredients
5 servings
Rumor has it that the second Zaar World Tour is starting soon and I'm quickly trying to post recipes in preparation for the next international eat-a-thon (Hee hee). Not sure if you would consider this more Spanish or Mexican. For those not familiar, Manchego cheese is a golden sheep's milk cheese native to Spain which comes in three forms based on aging. For this recipe, the two younger varieties would work best. Be sure to use a cured (not fresh) chorizo. You can make these using full sized tortillas or on tiny ones for a delicious appetizer. (10/18: I have updated the directions to make this a bit clearer.)

Categories:  served-hot , spanish , north-american , mexican , taste~mood , spicy , equipment , cheese , finger-food , appetizer , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , <-30-mins , european , presentation , main-dish , pork-sausage , pork , meat , stove-top ,
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (67.04 g)
Servings 5
Amount per Serving
Calories 292.85 Calories from Fat 230.76
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25.64g 197.25%
Saturated Fat 8.7g 217.45%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 49.9mg 83.16%
Sodium 700.32mg 145.9%
Total Carbohydrate 1.05g 1.76%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 13.66g 136.65%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 4.58mg% Iron 0.92mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cured, manchego cheese, large flour tortillas
 

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