Cheesy Ham and Pesto Cream Cheese Quesadillas
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Cheesy Ham and Pesto Cream Cheese Quesadillas

Cheesy Ham and Pesto Cream Cheese Quesadillas

with Apple Slices | Serves 2

These quesadillas are an easy, kid friendly lunchtime meal, stuffed full of pesto cream cheese, Cheddar and ham - yummy! Serve up with apple slices on the side.

Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes


serving amount

60 grams

Mature Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

4 slice(s)

Smoked Ham Slices

(May contain Celery)

32 grams


(Contains Milk)

50 grams

Cream Cheese

(Contains Milk)

6 unit(s)

Plain Taco Tortillas

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

2 unit(s)



Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)2655 kJ
Energy (kcal)634 kcal
Fat28.2 g
of which saturates14.2 g
Carbohydrate65.4 g
of which sugars13.4 g
Protein28.4 g
Salt3.38 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Medium Bowl
Baking Tray


Get Prepped

a) Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

b) Grate the Cheddar cheese. Cut the ham into bite-sized pieces.

c) In a medium bowl, mix together the ham pieces, pesto and cream cheese until combined.

Into the Oven

a) Lay the tortillas onto a lightly oiled baking tray and spoon the creamy ham and pesto mixture onto one half of each one. Top with the grated cheese.

b) Fold the other side over to make a semi-circle. Press down to keep together.

c) Rub a little oil over the top of each one, then bake on the top shelf of your oven until golden, 8-12 mins.

Finish and Serve

a) Meanwhile, quarter, core and slice the apple (no need to peel).

b) Slice the cheesy pesto quesadillas in half and share between 2 serving plates.

c) Serve with your apple slices on the side.


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