Quesadillas Potosinas
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 12
  • •1 lb corn masa (here's the post with the pictures on how to make it)
  • •2 guajillo peppers (found in the Latino or Mexican section of your supermarket)
  • •1/4 tsp salt
  • •1/2 lb goat cheese, sliced
  • •1/2 cup canola oil
  • •sour cream, lettuce and avocado
  1. Boil the guajillo peppers in ½ cup of water. Let it cool down for a little while
  2. Put the peppers in a blender with just one little bit of the water and the salt. Liquify the ingredients.
  3. Strain the liquid and add it to the corn masa. Mix very well with your hands.
  4. Warm up the oil in a deep skillet.
  5. To make the quesadillas make small balls, a little smaller than a golf ball, and press them between two circles of plastic with a tortilla press.
  6. Put a slice of goat cheese in one end of the pressed quesadilla and fold it in half using the bottom plastic circle.
  7. Carefully transfer the quesadilla to the hot oil and fry it for about 3 minutes or until it's cooked.
  8. Serve on a plate with sour cream, lettuce and avocado.
Recipe by What's Cooking, Mexico? at http://whatscookingmexico.com/2010/09/27/quesadillas-potosinas/