Easy Quesadilla Recipes

4 quick and easy quesadillas recipes

  • serves 2 as a snack
  • Easy

Looking for easy and exciting lunch ideas? Get inventive with your quesadillas with our finger-licking filling recipes

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Each of our quesadilla recipes below serves 2 as an easy snack

Ingredients

  • Use shop-bought flour tortillas for a quick shortcut

Chorizo and red pepper quesadillas

  • Put 50g grated mozzarella in a bowl with 50g diced chorizo, 1 diced roasted red pepper from a jar and a handful of chopped coriander.
  • Toss together and season then spread over a flour tortilla.
  • Top with another tortilla then slide into a hot non-stick frying pan.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes then flip over and cook the other side until the cheese is melting and the filling hot. Cut into wedges.

Chorizo and red pepper quesadillas


Sweet potato and feta quesadillas

  • Prick a small sweet potato all over, then microwave for 8-10 minutes or until tender.
  • Peel, then cut into 1cm-thick discs.
  • Mix 2 tsp chipotle paste with 1 tbsp mayonnaise, then spread over 2 flour tortillas.
  • Sprinkle 50g crumbled feta over one tortilla, followed by the sweet potato and some chopped rosemary.
  • Top with the other tortilla then slide into a hot non-stick frying pan.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes then flip over and cook the other side until the cheese is melting and the filling hot. Cut into wedges.

sweet potoat


Smoky bean, cheese and spinach quesadillas

  • Heat a little olive oil in a pan then add 2 chopped spring onions.
  • Cook until soft, then stir in 1⁄4 tsp ground cumin and 1⁄4 tsp smoked paprika.
  • Add 1⁄4 of a tin of drained kidney beans and 2 handfuls of chopped spinach, and cook until the spinach is wilted (turn up the heat to cook off any liquid).
  • Grate 50g smoked cheese and sprinkle 1/2 over a flour tortilla.
  • Spread the bean mix over then top with the rest of the cheese.
  • Top with another tortilla then slide into a hot non-stick frying pan.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes then flip over and cook the other side until the cheese is melting and the filling hot. Cut into wedges.

smoky bean


Breakfast quesadillas

  • Heat a knob of butter in a pan, tip in 2 beaten eggs and stir until scrambled.
  • Slice 1⁄2 an avocado and scatter over a flour tortilla.
  • Top with the scrambled eggs, 4 chopped cherry tomatoes, 25g of grated cheddar and 2 chopped pickled jalapeños.
  • Top with another tortilla then slide into a hot non-stick frying pan.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes then flip over and cook the other side until the cheese is melting and the filling hot. Cut into wedges.

breakfase

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