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"Mexican Gastronomy, cook Loin Quesadillas"

(Quesadillas de Lomo)



*for dough*                                   
2 1/2 cups of corn tortilla dough            
1 cup white wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup lard                                          

*for filling*

1/2 pound pork loin  

2 chorizos (highly-seasoned  

pork sausage)  

1 potatoe

1 red tomatoe

1 chopped onion
                                                                 1 chopped clove garlic
                                                                 10 chopped olives  

                                                                  -chopped jalapeño chili
                                                                  -cooking vegetable oil

*for serving*                                 
1/2 lettuce
6 sliced radishes
-cooking vegetable oil
-salt and pepper


1.  Combine the corn dough, wheat flour, baking powder, lard and salt.  Mix well and keep it resting in moisted cloth.

2.  Cook the pork loin.  When cooled, string in fine strands.

3.  Cook, peel and cut in cubes.

4.  Roast, peel and liquefy tomatoe adding at the same time the onion and garlic.

5.  Fry the chorizo along with the pork loin.   Add the cubed potatoes, the olives and the jalapeño chili. JALAPEÑO CHILI IS OPTIONAL.  IF YOU ARE NOT USED TO CHILI FLAVOR, TRY TO AVOID IT OR USE LESS AMMOUNT.   

6.   With the reposed dough, hand make tortillas, fill them with the meat preparation, fold them and fry.

7.  FOR SERVING:  Slice the lettuce and radishes.  Place them on a serving tray and dip them with the vegetable oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.  Place the fried quesadillas over this salad bed.


Serving suggestion:
Serve this mexican dish in a very nice pottery dishware.  This quesadillas are great for outdoor dinner.  Also, this is considered a complete nutrient dish for containing proteins, carbohidrates, and vitamins and minerals in the vegetables.  The corn tortilla dough is  a high calcium source; the calcium is added for a correct corn digestion.  In Mexico, this dough is called "Nixtamal".


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