SAUSAGE & SWEET POTATO QUESADILLAS

September 23, 2014
Rachel Schultz

These are not your Madre’s quesadillas. They took something mexi and made it Autumn in America. Because mexi is awesome. And Autumn in America is the best thing ever right now.

sausage-sweet-potato-quesadillasSAUSAGE & SWEET POTATO QUESADILLAS
4 quesadillas

1 pound ground sausage, cooked
1 sweet potato, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1 jalapeño, sliced
3 scallions, sliced
8 tortillas
2 cups mexican cheese, shredded

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Drizzle sweet potato with olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Arrange in an even layer on a baking sheet. Roast for 40-50 minutes. Place a tortilla in pan over medium high heat and add a layer of cheese. Allow to melt for 1 to 2 minutes. Add sausage, sweet potato, red onion, and jalapeño.

SAUSAGE & SWEET POTATO QUESADILLAS from Rachel Schultz

Sprinkle on another layer of cheese and place a second tortilla on top. After about 5 minutes, carefully flip the quesadilla. Allow it to brown for about 5 more minutes before slicing and serving. Top with scallions.

SAUSAGE & SWEET POTATO QUESADILLAS from Rachel Schultz

SAUSAGE & SWEET POTATO QUESADILLAS
 
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Serves: 4 quesadillas
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground sausage, cooked
  • 1 sweet potato, diced
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • 8 tortillas
  • 2 cups mexican cheese, shredded
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Drizzle sweet potato with olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Arrange in an even layer on a baking sheet. Roast for 40-50 minutes.
  3. Place a tortilla in pan over medium high heat and add a layer of cheese. Allow to melt for 1 to 2 minutes. Add sausage, sweet potato, red onion, and jalapeño.
  4. Sprinkle on another layer of cheese and place a second tortilla on top. After about 5 minutes, carefully flip the quesadilla.
  5. Allow it to brown for about 5 more minutes before slicing and serving. Top with scallions.

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