Three-Cheese Blackberry Quesadillas With Pepper-Peach Salsa

You may shy away from the thought of a blackberry quesadilla, but don't, especially when it's paired with a fiery peach salsa. Just imagine a Rio Grande version of cream cheese and pepper jelly sandwiched between the crispness of a pan-fried tortilla.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes


1 (4-oz.) goat cheese log, softened
1/2 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
8 (7-inch) soft taco-size flour tortillas
1 2/3 cups fresh blackberries, halved


1. Stir together softened goat cheese, softened cream cheese, and Parmesan cheese until blended. Spread cheese mixture on 1 side of each tortilla; top with blackberries. Fold in half.

2. Cook tortillas, in batches, in a lightly greased large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Cut into wedges, and serve with Pepper-Peach Salsa.

Two-Cheese Blackberry Quesadillas: Omit goat cheese. Increase cream cheese to 1 (8-oz.) package. Proceed with recipe as directed.

June 2009
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