Print
Lobster-Toasted Garlic Quesadillas with Brie Cheese 2
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Active:
1 hr 10 min
Yield:
48 pieces
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Active:
1 hr 10 min
Yield:
48 pieces
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • 10 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Sixteen 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 1 3/4 pounds brie, thinly sliced
  • 4 pounds cooked lobster meat, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Yellow Tomato-Tarragon Relish, recipe follows
  • Avocado Crema, recipe follows
Yellow Tomato-Tarragon Relish:
  • 3 ripe yellow tomatoes, cored and diced
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Avocado Crema:
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 cup Mexican crema
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Heat a grill over high heat.

Heat a tablespoon of oil in a small saute pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until lightly toasted. 

Place 8 of the tortillas on a work surface and divide the cheese, lobster and garlic among the tortillas. Season with salt and pepper. Place the remaining tortillas on top of the filling. Brush the tops of the tortillas with oil, and then place the quesadillas on the grill, oiled-side down. Grill until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Carefully flip the quesadillas over and grill until the cheese has melted, 2 to 3 minutes longer.

Remove from the grill and cut each quesadilla into sixths. Top each wedge with a spoonful of Yellow Tomato-Tarragon Relish, a drizzle of Avocado Crema and serve.

Yellow Tomato-Tarragon Relish:

Combine the tomatoes, chile, onions, oil, vinegar and tarragon in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Avocado Crema:

Halve and pit the avocados. Scoop the flesh into the bowl of a food processor. Add the crema and puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Skirt Steak Quesadillas

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Easy Chicken-Mushroom Quesadillas

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Heavenly Sauteed String Beans with Garlic

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

Garlic Noodles

Recipe courtesy of Russell Simmons

Garlic Sauteed Spinach

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons

Escargots in Garlic and Parsley Butter

Recipe courtesy of Philippe Bertineau

Spicy Garlic Sauteed Chicken Breasts

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped 2.0

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Good Eats

10am | 9c

Good Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Good Eats

11am | 10c

Good Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cake Wars

5pm | 4c

Cake Wars

6pm | 5c

Cake Wars

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Wars

9pm | 8c

Cake Wars

10pm | 9c

Cake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cake Wars

12am | 11c

Cake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Wars

2am | 1c

Cake Wars

3am | 2c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here