Asparagus and Goat Cheese Quesadillas
tbsp extra virgin olive oil — divided
lb fresh asparagus — cut into pieces (1½)
flour tortillas (10 in)
cup cilantro — chopped
fresh cilantro sprigs
oz herbed goat cheese
How to make Asparagus and Goat Cheese Quesadillas
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in a skillet. Keep the heat medium to low. Add the asparagus and keep stirring once in a while. Allow it to turn light brown.
- Sprinkle pepper and salt and remove from the flame. Apply goat cheese on one side of each tortilla. On each tortilla, place half of the asparagus and cilantro. Fold the tortillas in half to form the quesadillas.
- Apply oil on the quesadillas. Place them in a skillet and heat over medium flame for 3 minutes on both sides until they turn light brown. Cut them into halves and sprinkle cilantro before serving.
Did you know goat cheese originated in France and August is national goat cheese month? Goat cheese has fewer calories and fat than cow’s milk cheese.