Cheesy quesadillas with tomato, red pepper and avocado salsa

Cheesy quesadillas with tomato, red pepper and avocado salsa
  • Serves icon Serves 4 as a light snack
  • Time icon Hands-on time 30 min

These quick quesadillas make a cracking crowdpleaser and only take half an hour to make.

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Nutrition: per serving

Calories
421kcals
Fat
28.7g (9.3g saturated)
Protein
11.5g
Carbohydrates
26.6g (3.9g sugars)
Fibre
5.4g
Salt
0.9g
Calories
421kcals
Fat
28.7g (9.3g saturated)
Protein
11.5g
Carbohydrates
26.6g (3.9g sugars)
Fibre
5.4g
Salt
0.9g

Ingredients

  • 2 chopped ripe avocados
  • 250g chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bunch chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 sliced shallot
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100g grated cheddar
  • 50g sliced roasted red peppers
  • ½ tsp chipotle chilli flakes
  • 4 small corn tortillas
  • Soured cream, to serve

Method

  1. Mix the avocados, cherry tomatoes, coriander, shallot, the zest and juice of 1 lime, 1 tbsp olive oil and plenty of salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. In another bowl, mix together the cheddar, roasted red peppers, chipotle chilli flakes and some black pepper. Divide the mixture between 2 small corn tortillas and top with 2 more small corn tortillas.
  3. Heat a dry frying pan over a medium heat and toast the quesadillas for 2 minutes on each side until golden, crisp and oozy. Cut the quesadillas into wedges and serve with the salsa and soured cream.

delicious. tips

  1. Try the salsa served spooned over a bowlful of nachos, or with a beef burger or some grilled chicken.

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