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Samosa Quesadillas

What you need: 

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons scallions, diced
2 cups mashed potatoes
1/2 cup peas
salt and pepper, to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
4 (8") tortilla wraps

What you do: 

1. Heat oil in pan and add scallion. Cook until tender. Add mashed potatoes, peas, salt, pepper and curry powder, and mix together until heated thoroughly.
2. Add more curry, if desired. In a skillet, spray with oil and lay down tortilla.
3. Scoop potato mix onto 1/2 the tortilla and fold over. Cook 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
4. Put on plate, cut into fourths and serve. Repeat for the others.
Serve with pineapple mango salsa!

Preparation Time: 
20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
4
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

I was SO excited to try this recipe, but it kinda fell flat.  I even added more seasonings, more onions, and even shredded carrots, but it just seamed dry and kinda blah (yes, I read chutney would have helped).  I felt like it was a mouthful of starch.  It was a seriously innovative dish, though, and that is awesome. 

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I have been meaning to make these for a long time because I love samosas, but hate that they are usually deep fried.  For once I had potatoes in the house so I finally got to make them.  I added garam masala spice to the potatoes.  I agree with the other post-ers that these would be much better served with a chutney.  Even though I had potatoes on hand, I unfortunately didn't have the ingredients to make a suitable chutney...

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This was easy and yummy. The only real alteration I made was to add 1 teaspoon of nutmeg to the mix. I served it with a nice mango chutney. I think the key to making this meal great is the chutney/salsa. Next time I will try with some different chutneys. Will definately make again!

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I made mine with mashed sweet potatoes, peas, corn, carrots (frozen)... sauteed onion... added the curry & spices!  This was a divine treat!  Soooooo easy & cheap to make!!!  Thank you thank you thank you!!! ;)b

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I started out to make this because I thought I had flour tortillas left, but I ended up using corn, and they were tasty. I added a little fresh, sauteed spinach, and used coriander, cayenne, and turmeric in addition to the curry. These are simple and tasty (would be a nice appetizer). I didn't have any dipping sauce, but I think a cilantro chutney would be fabulous!

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