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Quesadilla recipe

Quesadilla recipe

180 ratings

This wonderfully cheesy, veg-packed Mexican quesadilla recipe is so simple to make and ready in just 15 minutes. Cook until the sandwiched tortilla is crisp the filling is satisfyingly gooey. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 706 calories / serving


  • 500g cooked sweet potato, butternut squash, lightly crushed
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • ground black peppercorns
  • sea salt
  • 100g creamy blue cheese
  • 200g fresh mozzarella cheese
If you don't have any butternut squash, try sweet potato

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    20g 29%
  • Saturates

    12g 62%
  • Sugars

    13g 14%
  • Salt

    2.9g 48%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 100.6g Protein 25.9g Fibre 8.4g


  1. Place a flour tortilla in a dry nonstick frying pan and lavishly spread with the crushed vegetables, right to the edges.
  2. Season with salt and pepper and scatter with the cheeses. Top with another flour tortilla and cook over medium heat until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  3. Turn once, and cook the other side until lightly browned and the cheese has melted.
  4. Transfer to a board whilst you make the others and cut in half or into quarters to serve.

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