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Crazy name? Even crazier great taste! Try this Pear Quesadilla recipe from food hero to add some fruits and veggies to the day!


  • 4 medium whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup grated cheese (try cheddar, jack, or pepper jack)
  • 1 cup pear slices (fresh or canned/drained)
  • 1⁄2 cup finely chopped green or red peppers
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onion (green, red, or yellow)

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  1. Lay two tortillas on a clean cutting board or on two plates.
  2. Place 1/4 of the cheese on each tortilla
  3. Divide pears, peppers, and onion between the two tortillas
  4. Divide the remaining cheese between the two tortillas. Top with remaining two tortillas
  5. Heat a skillet or griddle to medium (300 degrees in an electric skillet). Place one quesadilla in pan. Cook for 2-4 minutes, or until bottom of quesadilla begins to look a little brown
  6. With large spatula, gently turn quesadilla over and cook the other side until a little brown, 2-4 minutes
  7. Gently slide quesadilla onto plate. Cook the second quesadilla
  8. Cut each cooked quesadilla into 4 pieces and serve
  9. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours