2 Flour Tortillas 1½ Cups Colby/Jack Cheese Sour Cream, Salsa, Cilantro, etc Carefully flip quesadilla and air fry for 2 more minutes.
Serve with sour cream, salsa, hot sauce, Guam and cilantro. *I check the quesadilla after 1 minute of cooking to ensure that the top tortilla is not flying around due to the air circulation.
If so, press it back down on top and it will stick to the melted cheese for the remainder of the cooking time. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Airfryerquesadilla I am sure by now, if you have read Recipe This for a while, that you will know us Miners have a thing for Mexican food. What I love most about the kitchen gadgets is the healthier alternative to takeout or us Brits would call it, a takeaway.
Making your own airfryerquesadilla is a fantastic way to have a healthier version of your favorite Taco Bell Quesadilla. In this airfryerquesadilla, we are using our air fryer Iquitos as inspiration and showing you just how easy it is to air quesadillas at home with your spare Mexican ingredients.
Though you will need to follow our airfryerquesadilla tips as otherwise your quesadillas will become one of those air fryer disasters. Once cooked though your quesadilla in the air fryer will be absolutely perfect and you will be running to the supermarket for more ingredients and will have them on your must make each week list.
Also, if you get desperate and don’t have any sour cream in, you can replace this with Greek yogurt. Or if you are on a diet sour cream will make it even lower in calories.
Brush with egg wash, add cocktail sticks and cook in the air fryer. Remove cocktail sticks, flip, and cook for a further 2 minutes on the other side.
Its important that you add some cocktail sticks to the top of your quesadilla before you air fry. This will guarantee they stay in place and you don’t have the top layer going into the air circulation.
Cover the top with egg wash and then load it up with cocktail sticks so that it can’t move. When it beeps, remove cocktail sticks, flip and add extra egg wash. Cook for a further 2 minutes at 200c/400f.
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Air fry at 350 for 4-5 minutes until cheese melts and tops start to brown Amount Per Serving Calories 1423 Calories from Fat266 % Daily Value×Total Fat 30g 46% Saturated Fat13g 66% Trans Fat0.5g Polyunsaturated Fat3.5g Monounsaturated Fat9.1g Cholesterol 107 mg 36%Sodium 690 mg 29%Total Carbohydrate 221.5g 74% Dietary Fiber9g 38% Sugars1.1g Protein 61g Vitamin A109% Vitamin C7% Calcium41% Iron88% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
They melt really easy and have those lovely cheese strings when you pull up a piece of the quesadilla. When you make quesadillas in the Hairdryer it is possible that the tortillas will swirl in the basket.
Medium-sized flour tortillas Cherry tomatoes Chihuahua, Oaxaca, or mozzarella shredded Olive oil or butter To make this recipe start with preheating your Hairdryer to 350 for 5 minutes.
Put the olive oil in a bowl and brush one side of the tortillas. Finely chop the cherry tomato and sprinkle them on top of the cheese.
Cover the cheese with the second tortilla, olive oil brushed side up. Repeat for the remaining cheese quesadilla and serve immediately.
The outside gets crispy like from a restaurant and adding salsa to this air fryer recipe takes it over the top. We went on a run making our favorite lunches in our Ninja Food last week.
If I happen to have Brie, or think about getting some at the store for this it is probably my favorite but a bit pricey. Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees, once done spray a bit of non-stick cooking spray inside your basket Place your tortilla inside the air fryer basket with 1/2 facing down and the other open.
Fold it over like a soft taco (if using 2 small ones put the top tortilla with buttered side facing up on Close the lid to your air fryer and set to 4 minutes at 350 degrees F. Remove cheese quesadillas once they’re as crispy as you’d like and enjoy! A basic version can come together rather quickly and only requires a few ingredients like tortillas and cheese.
Diced onions and tomatoes thinly sliced bell peppers sautéed mushrooms add some type of protein such as cooked and diced chicken or steak for a heartier version. I kid you not this is a game changer and I bet you’ll never cook it on a pan again.
Fold other half over (or put 1 small tortilla on bottom with buttered side down, fill with cheese and place 2nd small tortilla on top with buttered side facing up) Close air fryer lid and cook for 4 minutes or until it is as crispy as you'd like on the outside.
Check after minute 1 to ensure the top half hasn't shifted, sometimes using large tortillas it opens and you need to close again after a minute a push down on melted cheese so it stays the rest of the time.