This post brought to you by TABASCO® Original Red. All opinions are 100% mine.
Years ago I remember being in New Orleans and visiting a store that had rows, and rows. And rows. Of TABASCO® Original Red hot sauce on the shelves. The reason: it was the headquarters store for the sauce. The McIlhenny family introduced the Mexican chile to the plantations of Louisiana back in 1868. Mr. McIlhenny began experimenting with the sauce. And began to sell it. And sell it. And sell it.
And now it’s on shelves all over, and likely in your fridge!
Now I wish I’d had the chance to visit the factory at Avery Island while I was in the area!
I have created a masterpiece of a quesadilla here for you.
I call it…the “Guac-adilla.” But not just the guac-adilla. The “Spicy Guac-adilla.”
And it’s spicy because of…you got it…
The recipe, you ask.
3 avocados, seeded and diced
1 tomato, seeded and diced
1 small red onion, finely chopped
Juice from 1/2 lime
1 tsp finely chopped cilantro
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp to 1 Tbsp TABASCO® Original Red hot sauce (depending on how much heat you want!)
Dashes of salt and pepper
About 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese
About 1 cup Mexican blend cheese
1. In a large mixing bowl, toss together the diced avocados (don’t smash the avocado), diced tomatoes, chopped red onion, lime juice, cilantro, ground cumin, TABASCO® Original Red hot sauce and a few dashes of salt and pepper.
2. Lay 4 of the tortillas out on a clean surface. Sprinkle a little of the Monterey Jack cheese on each of the tortillas. Divide the avocado mixture evenly over the tortillas. Top with the Mexican blend cheese. Add the other 4 tortillas on top.
3. Heat an electric gridle over medium heat and warm the quesadillas on each side for abou 6-8 minutes.
4. Cut with a pizza slice and serve to your hungry self and/or your hungry guests!
It’s okay if you let yourself have an entire one to yourself. This could be a meal too.
Not just a scrumptious Super Bowl Snack!
After you decide to make these melt in your mouth guac-adillas, be sure to head on over and check out the rest of the Game-Day Party Menu.