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Caramelized Onion & Apple Quesadillas

WNYT Staff
Created: September 19, 2020 02:54 PM

Caramelized Onion and Apple Quesadillas 2020 Copyright Amy Rota-Poulin

Caramelized Onion and Apple Quesadilla Filling

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2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 medium red onions, thinly sliced 2 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced 4 fresh apples, thinly sliced ½ teaspoon dried thyme (or 7 sprigs of fresh thyme) 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup Himalayan sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste Directions: In a large pot, over medium high heat, add the extra virgin olive oil, sliced apples and onions. Cook for 5-7 minutes. Add thyme, pure maple syrup, Himalayan sea salt and freshly cracked pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes or until the onions and apples are tender and their edges are golden brown.

Quesadilla

Gluten Free Tortillas Smoked gouda cheese (For a plant based/vegan diet you can use Follow Your Heart Cheese) Elderberry Syrup Directions: Preheat a cast iron skillet or thick bottom pan over medium high heat for 1 - 2 minutes. Place gluten free tortilla on pan and flip after 30 seconds. Add cheese to one half of the quesadilla and the caramelized onion and apple filling. Fold the other half of the tortilla over the top to form the quesadilla. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side or until the tortilla is crunchy and the cheese is melted. Remove from heat. Cut in half and drizzle with the elderberry syrup.

Apple Walnut Salad

fresh greens apples, thinly sliced toasted walnuts blue cheese (gluten free, for a plant based/vegan diet use “Blue” by Georgian Bay Frauxmagerie)

Apple Cider Dressing

2 tablespoons dijon mustard (gluten free) 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup ¼ cup fresh apple cider 2 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl and drizzle over the salad. Enjoy! 1

Apple Cider Blush Cocktail

1 cup fresh apple cider ¼ cup of rose’ wine 2 tablespoons sparkling water garnish with a cinnamon stick, thin slice of apple, and freshly ground nutmeg. Serve, Sip and Enjoy!! *Quick Tip: To make this cocktail into a mocktail, simply omit the wine. Must be 21 years or older to enjoy as a cocktail*

*Always Read the ingredient labels of each individual ingredient you are using to make sure that, that a particular brand is completely gluten free. If you are unsure call the manufacturer or visit their web site, they are usually more than happy to answer your questions. * This recipe was created by Amy Rota-Poulin author of Cooking Gluten Free With Amy. Enjoy!! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cook-Gluten-Free-With-Amy-146394436394/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glutenfreewithamy/


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