Sausage and Peppers Quesadillas

with basil pesto crema

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Tree Nuts

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Shallot
  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 8 oz. Italian Sausage Links
  • Info
    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • Info
    1 oz. Sour Cream
  • Info
    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    823
  • Carbohydrates
    65g
  • Fat
    46g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Sodium
    1610mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem, seed, and cut red bell pepper into ¼" dice. Peel and halve shallot. Slice thinly. Mince garlic. Core tomato and cut into ¼" dice. Remove sausage from casings.

  • 2

    Cook the Sausage

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add sausage to hot pan and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no pink remains, 3-5 minutes.

  • 3

    Cook the Filling

    Add red bell pepper, shallot, garlic, and a pinch of pepper to pan with sausage. Stir occasionally until vegetables soften, 3-5 minutes. Add tomato and cook 1 minute. Transfer filling to a plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  • 4

    Assemble and Cook the Quesadillas

    Return pan used to cook filling to medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place three tortillas on a clean work surface. Add half the cheese, divide filling between each tortilla, and top with remaining cheese. Place remaining tortillas on top. Lightly coat top tortillas with cooking spray. Working in batches, place one quesadilla in hot pan and cook until lightly browned and cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes per side. Some filling may fall out when flipping quesadillas. Carefully push back in or serve on the side.

  • 5

    Finish the Dish

    Make pesto crema by combining sour cream and basil pesto in a mixing bowl. Quarter quesadillas. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, serving pesto crema on the side. Bon appétit!

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