“Step into a world of delightful culinary innovation with our Blooming Quesadilla Ring. This creative dish takes the beloved quesadilla and transforms it into a stunning and shareable centerpiece that’s as captivating to the eyes as it is irresistible to the palate. Imagine layers of warm, melted cheese and savory fillings, folded within flour tortillas and arranged in a dazzling ring formation. Baked to golden perfection, the quesadillas open up like flower petals, revealing a colorful and delicious interior that’s ready to be enjoyed by everyone at the table. With each bite, you’ll savor the harmonious blend of textures and flavors, from the crisp tortilla edges to the gooey cheese and the delightful fillings that surprise and delight. Whether served as a show-stopping appetizer at gatherings, a fun twist on taco night, or a way to infuse mealtime with both creativity and taste, our Blooming Quesadilla Ring promises a culinary journey that celebrates the magic that happens when simple ingredients come together in a stunning presentation.”
Blooming Quesadilla Ring
3 cups cooked and shredded chicken (375 g)
1 onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeño, chopped
1 cup taco sauce (260 g)
20 taco-size tortillas
3 cups shredded cheddar cheese (300 g)
3 cups shredded monterey jack cheese (300 g)
- Preheat the oven to 375˚F (190˚C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, add the chicken, onion, red bell pepper, jalapeño, and taco sauce,
- and mix to combine. Set aside.
- Cut each tortilla in half. Evenly add about 2 tablespoons each of the cheddar cheese,
- Monterey Jack cheese, and chicken mixture to each tortilla half.
- Roll the tortillas into cones, starting fro the cut edge and making sure not to push the
- ingredients out of the tortilla.
- Place a wide mouth jar or glass in the center of the baking sheet.
- Create a ring around the jar with about 13 tortilla cones. The points of the cones
- should be in the center, touching the jar. Sprinkle cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese
- over the layer. Repeat with the remaining cones to make 2 more layers, finishing with
- the rest of the cheddar and Monterey Jack. Remove the jar from the center of the ring.
- Bake until the cheese is melted and the edges of the tortillas are crispy, 15-20
- Carefully transfer the blooming quesadilla to a serving platter. Place your dip of
- choice inside the ring and top with your desired garnishes. Serve immediately.