Boniato and Mango al Pastor Quesadilla

Very easy to make, flavorful and different.



3 pieces


30 minutes




1 pc mango

1 pc boniato

1/2 pc Habanero Pepper

1 Tbsp.  achiote powder

1 Tbsp.  orange juice

6 oz. mozzarella or other soft cheese

1/2 pc yellow onion

1 garlic clove

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1/2 pc lemon

1 Tsp salt

1 small bunch cilantro

6 pcs flour tortilla


1) Peel the boniato, cut in half and slice in 1/8 inch pc.

2) Peel and cut the mango into small cubes.

3) Chop cilantro, Habanero and garlic very thinly. Cut the onion into small cubes.

4) Pre-heat the olive oil in a pan and add the mango, onion and garlic. Sautee for 5 minutes. Add the chopped Habanero.

5) In a blender, mix mango and onion with cilantro, orange juice, salt and achiote to make a marinade.

6) In a hot pan with olive oil, sautee boniato for 4 minutes. Add the marinade, reduce fire and cook for another 5 minutes.

7) Remove from fire and let it rest inside refrigerator.

8) On one tortilla, put 2 oz. of cheese and cover with 2-3 Tbsp.  of the al Pastor boniato.

9) Cover with another tortilla and bake in oven at 350F for 5 minutes.