sweetpotato quesadillas with cheddar – North Carolina Sweet Potatoes

sweetpotato quesadillas with cheddar

4 servings

Ingredients for 4 servings:
4 medium sweetpotatoes from North Carolina
2 teaspoons salt for the cooking water
1 red chili
1 pot coriander
8 mini tortillas
8 slices cheddar


1. Peel sweetpotatoes, dice them and cook them in boiling salted water. Then drain the water and mix sweetpotatoes with a potato masher or hand blender.

2. Wash the chilli and coriander, chop them finely and stir in. Season with salt.

3. Spread some mashed sweetpotatoes on a tortilla and cover with a slice of cheddar and another tortilla.

4. Fry the quesadilla on both sides in a pan without fat until golden brown until the cheese has melted.

5. Repeat with the remaining tortillas. Cut the quesadillas into eighths with scissors and serve as finger food.