Pitta quesadilla

Suitable for vegetarians


This crunchy Pitta Quesadilla is quick and easy to put together making it the perfect lunchbox filler! 


Ingredients - Serves 1 Adult

For the pitta

  • 1 pitta bread (75g / 2½oz.)
  • 30g / 1oz. of low-fat cheddar, grated
  • 1 scallion, finely sliced
  • ¼ medium red pepper, de-seeded and finely sliced
  • Pinch of chilli
  • ½ tablespoon of fresh coriander, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Mix the cheese, prepared vegetables, coriander and chili.
  2. Cut the pitta in half and carefully open with a knife.
  3. Fill each pitta half with the cheese mixture and toast in a sandwich toaster for about 4 minutes. Alternatively, place under the grill at a medium heat until the cheese is melted.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with a side salad

info

Why not choose wholegrain pitta pockets instead of white pitta pockets? Wholegrain versions are higher in fibre!

About this Recipe

A refreshing lunch for those hot summer months!

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Pitta quesadilla

Serves

1 Adult

1 Adult

Preparation Time

2 Minutes

2 Minutes

Cooking Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

5-a-day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Grill, Mixing Bowl, Toaster

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeGrillMixing BowlToaster
Energy
1631kj
386kcal
%
Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturates
3.1g
16%
Sugars
24.2g
27%
Salt
1.4g
23%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (248g)
Energy658Kj 1631Kj
156Kcal 386Kcal
Fat2.5g 6.1g
(of which saturates)1.3g 3.1g
Carbohydrate24.8g 61.5g
(of which sugars)9.7g 24.2g
Fibre2.2g 5.4g
Protein7.5g 18.6g
Salt0.5g 1.4g

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