Tuesday, 8 December 2009


Pronounced 'kee-sa-de-yas' these have become a Friday night favourite. They are so quick and handy and it isn't that hard to keep the wherewithal to make them in the fridge and larder. They're the sort of dinner that everyone eats with their fingers and a napkin in dribs and drabs. I warn you - you'll have to keep them coming. It's hard to give a recipe as what you put in them depends on your taste; it would be like giving a recipe for a sandwich. Consider this more of a method. I've specified our favourite combination but I also make a ham and cheese one for the little man and have on occasion made them with chicken if that's what I have lying around (and of course you can do a vegetarian version). Make them as hot or as mild as you like.

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Tortillas (at least 1.5 per person)
Spring onion, chopped
Red Jalapenos, chopped (for heat)

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1. Lay your ingredients out on half the tortilla.

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2. Put a frying pan on over a medium heat.

3. Fold the empty side of the tortilla over the filled side and brush the outside of the bread with a little olive oil.

4. Place the tortilla, oiled side down, on the frying pan. (I can fit two tortillas in my pan but if you can't just do one at a time).

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5. Brush the other side of the tortilla with oil and flip over after a few minutes (you can peek at the underside to see if it's browned).

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6. Cut into three and serve.


You can make them by covering the whole tortilla with filling then placing another on the top and frying it unfolded but I find this way much easier to manage.
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1 comment:

  1. That looks delicious. Your photos are lovely. I love the ones of your wee man. I bet their is some excitement tonight :)
    May you have friends at your fire, blessings in your home, and joy in your heart.

    Merry Christmas
    Brenda x