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Published:January 28th, 2009 13:32 EST
Chavrie Roasted Red Pepper Quesadillas

Chavrie Roasted Red Pepper Quesadillas

By Rocco Loosbrock


 Recently I spoke with Chef Greg Gable who is Executive Chef of Chavrie.  Gable first acquired critical acclaim over his 13 years at Le Bec Fin, one of Philadelphia`s finest dining institutions.  He has also received several accolades such as the Philadelphia Inquirer`s 3 Bells Award of Excellence and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.  Gable is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y.

Chef Gable has created an excellent quesadilla recipe for us called Chavrie Roasted Red Pepper Quesadillas.  It is a healthy and gourmet alternative to most recipes.  Goat Cheese contains 30% less fat and cholesterol than cow`s milk cheeses, it`s gluten-free, completely all-natural and is mostly tolerated by those who are cannot digest cow`s milk.  
Chavrie Roasted Red Pepper Quesadillas
2 ea. Tortilla shells
1-6 oz. jar Roasted red peppers
1 pkg. Chavrie Fresh Goat Cheese
3-4 Tbsp. Butter or vegetable oil

Lay out 6 tortillas on a table
Divide the Chavrie up evenly among the tortillas and spread out to the edges
Drain the peppers and slice in 1/4 inch strips
Evenly distribute the roasted red peppers strips among the cheese on the tortillas
Top each with the remaining tortillas
Sauté the quesadillas in the butter or oil in a non stick pan until each side is golden brown and slightly crispy
Place on a towel to drain
Cut each quesadilla into six wedges and serve with your favorite salsa


Please visit Chavrie`s website for all your goat cheese needs!

Signing off at Pigging out!
Rocco "Boss Hog" Loosbrock

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Rocco owns and runs a Bacon of the Month Club called The Bacon Freak Bacon is Meat Candy Bacon Club as well as a Wine Club called the Coastal Vineyard Wine Club