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Crab Cake Quesadillas

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 6 8 in. flour tortillas
  • 2 6 oz. cans crab meat
  • 1/2 yellow pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 poblano pepper chopped
  • 1 jalapeno minced (seeds removed for less heat)
  • 1/2 c. cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp. Old Bay seafood seasoning
  • 2-3 c. shredded monterey jack cheese depending on desired level of cheesiness
  • olive oil

Red Pepper Aioli

  • 1/2 c. mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 c. jarred roasted bell peppers
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • squirt lemon juice to taste
  • *Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.

Instructions

  1. Mix crab, peppers, cilantro, and seasoning together in a small bowl.
  2. Heat a small amount of olive oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Place one tortilla in heated oil, top with 1/3 of cheese and approx. 1 cup of seafood mixture.
  3. Once cheese is melted and tortilla is golden brown, place another tortilla on top and flip the quesadilla to brown the other side.