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Avocado-Stuffed Cauliflower Quesadillas

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Oh my goodness.. I think I just hacked one of my favorite Mexican foods ever--the quesadilla! I’ve had so much trouble trying to make a paleo-friendly tortilla that I pretty much gave up on quesadillas altogether, but I’m so happy I kept trying because it is so worth the wait. Made with healthy ingredients such as avocado, olive oil, cassava flour and cauliflower florets, this avocado cauliflower quesadilla recipe ticks all the right boxes and it’s so easy to make.

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

Avocado-Stuffed Cauliflower Quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

avocado cauliflower quesadillas

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Ingredients

  • For the tortillas:
    • 1 ½ pounds cauliflower florets, riced
    • ½ cup cassava flour
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 large egg
    • salt to taste
  • For the filling:
    • 1 large ripe avocado, halved and pitted
    • ½ lime, juiced
    • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
    • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
    • salt to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place the cauliflower rice in a microwave safe bowl and sprinkle with pinch of salt.
  3. Mix to combine.
  4. Cover with a lid.
  5. Microwave at 600W for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from the microwave oven and allow to cool completely.
  7. Using a clean dish towel or cheese cloth, drain the cauliflower completely, removing as much water as possible.
  8. Transfer the cauliflower to a large bowl.
  9. Season to taste with salt.
  10. Add the egg, cassava flour and olive oil and mix to combine.
  11. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  12. Divide cauliflower mixture in half.
  13. Press each half of mixture onto the prepared baking sheet into a round that’s about ¼-inch thick.
  14. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minute or until golden.
  15. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly.
  16. To make the filling, scoop out the avocado flesh with a spoon.
  17. In a shallow bowl, place the avocado flesh and lime juice.
  18. Roughly mash with a fork.
  19. Add the chopped cilantro and cayenne pepper.
  20. Season to taste with salt.
  21. Spread the avocado filling onto one tortilla and top with the other.
  22. Slice into triangles and serve.

Servings

Serving Size

1

Servings/Recipe

4

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