Recipe Detail Christmas Crab Quesadillas

Christmas Crab Quesadillas

Ingredients :
1/2 cup butter
, or margarine, 1 eachshallot (or 2, or 3 green onion), finely minced 1 teaspoonchives, fresh, chopped
1 cupcrab meat, shells removed 2 tablespoon sour cream 1 teaspoondill, fresh, chopped
1salt, to taste 1hot pepper flakes, to taste 6 each10-inch flour tortillas
3/4 cupmonteray jack cheese, grated     -GARNISHES-   1/2 cupred pepper, chopped
1/2 cupgreen pepper, chopped
3 eachradicchio leaves, per plate 1salsa 1guacamole 1sour cream

Preheat the oven to 375F.

Reserve 2 tablespoon s of the butter. Place the remaining butter in a
sauce pan and melt over low heat. Add the shallots and chives. Saute
until translucent. Remove from the heat and add the crab, sour cream,
dill, salt and hot pepper flakes. Mix well.

Spread the crab mixture on one half of each tortilla. Top with a
sprinkling of the grated chese. Fold the tortillas in half and place them
on a baking sheet. Brush the tops of the tortillas with the reserved

Bake in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes or until the tops are
golden brown. Let rest for 5 minutes before cutting into quarters.

Place 3 small radicchio leaves on each plate. Fill one with sour cream,
one with guacamole, and one with salsa. Place three triangles of
quesadilla on each plate. Sprinkle with a confetti of chopped
green and
red bell peppers.

Serves 8.


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