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This Walnut Pear Quesadilla with an accompanying salsa is a perfect recipe to add some spice to your American Heart Month. Try out California Walnuts zesty recipe as a snack today, and shop heart smart. Like a bit of spice? Toss walnuts in 1 to 2 teaspoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. Like it mild? Replace the jalapeño pepper in the salsa with Anaheim or green bell pepper.
Place all salsa ingredients in a small bowl; stir and set aside.
Place 1/4 cup cheese, half the walnuts and 4 pear slices on one side of each tortilla; fold over to enclose.
Place in a large skillet and cook over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted and tortilla is lightly browned and crisp.
Serve warm with salsa. Recipe may be doubled.