Spring Onion and Pimento Quesadilla

Spring onion and pimento sandwiched between tortillas and cooked and served with peach salsa. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Spring Onion and Pimento Quesadilla

Main Ingredients Spring onion green, Red bell pepper
Cuisine Mexican
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Spring Onion and Pimento Quesadilla

  • 1 stalk Spring onion green chopped
  • 1 medium Red bell pepper
  • 1 medium Yellow bell pepper
  • 1 medium Green capsicum
  • 4 Tortillas
  • 1 medium Tomato
  • Oil 1½ tablespoons + for brushing
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Jalapenos chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese grated
  • Peach salsa
  • 3-4 Peaches chopped
  • 1 Peach
  • 1 medium Onion sliced and deseeded
  • 1 medium Tomato deseeded and pulp removed
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Jalapenos chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Deseed peppers, capsicum and tomatoes and cut into thin strips.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and mix. Add onions, mix and sauté till translucent.
  3. Add peppers and capsicum strips and toss to mix. Add salt and jalapenos and mix well.
  4. Add tomato strips and turn off the heat. Add spring onion greens and chopped coriander and mix well. Transfer the vegetable mixture into a bowl.
  5. To prepare peach salsa, grind togetherchopped peaches, onion, tomato, lemon juice, jalapenos and salt to a fine paste.Transfer into a bowl.
  6. Cut the whole peach into small pieces.
  7. Add chopped peach and chopped coriander to the salsa and mix well. Refrigerate to chill.
  8. To make quesadilla, warm tortillas in a non-stick pan. Spread some mozzarella cheese on one side of tortilla. Layer with some prepared vegetable mixture and again add some cheese. Fold and cook till evenly done from both sides, brushing with some oil.
  9. Slice the prepared quesadillas and serve hot with peach salsa.