Potato and Cheese Quesadilla served with Salad

A Mexican hand held dish which is easy to prepare and is a great alternative to a normal wrap. The MAGGI Mash is great filling and binder to accompany and you can add other ingredients and spices to personalise it.
  • 0:20 TIME
  • 10 portions

INGREDIENTS

200g MAGGI® Mashed Potato Flakes

1000ml cold water

110g extra mature cheddar cheese, grated (for the filling)

40g Red Leicester cheddar cheese, grated (for the filling)

20g spring onion, washed and thinly sliced

5g chives, finely chopped

Cracked black pepper, to taste

50g mozzarella cheese, grated

10 x 10” wholemeal tortillas

1 tbsp. vegetable oil

150g lettuce

100g cucumber

160g red pepper

160g yellow pepper

METHOD

Prep: 10 minutes. Cook: 10 minutes.

  1. Add the water followed by the potato flakes to a bowl and whisk for 30 seconds. Leave to reconstitute for two minutes.
  2. After two minutes re-mix and add the mature cheddar, Red Leicester, spring onion, chives, and black pepper.
  3. Divide the potato mix between the tortillas, (try using an ice-cream scoop) and spread evenly over half the tortilla. Add the mozzarella to the top of the potato.
  4. Fold the tortillas over to form a semi-circle and lightly brush each side of the tortilla with the vegetable oil.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200⁰C for 8 minutes or until crisp and golden and serve with the salad.

CHEF'S TIP

To make this quesadilla recipe even more special, try lightly brushing each quesadilla with rapeseed oil and then dusting with MAGGI Southern Fried Crunchy Bake before cooking. 

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Typical Values

Per 100g

Per Serve 

Reference Intake

% RI*

Energy

558 kJ

133 kcal

1453 kJ

346 kcal

8400 kJ

2000 kcal

17%

Fat

4.7g

12.2g

70g

17%

of which: saturates

2.5g

6.4g

20g

32%

Carbohydrate

16.5g

43.1g

260g

17%

of which: sugars

1.8g

4.8g

90g

5%

Fibre

2.7g

7.1g

-

-

Protein

4.8g

12.5g

50g

25%

Salt

0.40g

1.05g

6g

18%

 

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

Based on the stated recipe. Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.