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Mexican Cheese & Corn Quesadillas

Give your lunchbox a lift with these cheesy corn quesadillas served with our homemade Caramel & Chilli Popcorn Balls.

Mexican Cheese & Corn Quesadillas

Serves 4

150g smoked cheese, cubed

300g fresh corn kernels

425g can refried beans

1 red onion, peeled, chopped

handful coriander, finely snipped

5 tbsp sour cream

1 tsp chilli powder

4 large tortillas

150ml salsa sauce

olive oil, for frying

iceberg lettuce, coriander

leaves, avocado slices and

lemon juice, to serve

Caramel & Chilli Popcorn Balls, to serve (see recipe here)

Combine cheese, sweet corn, refried beans, onion and coriander in a bowl.

Stir in sour cream and chilli powder, mix well. Season to taste with sea salt.

Place one quarter of the mixture on one side of each tortilla and fold the other half over to cover.

Moisten edge with a little water and press together to hold in place.

Heat 1cm oil in a deep frying pan or wok. Add tortillas and fry in batches for a minute on each side, until crisp and golden. Drain on kitchen paper. Cut into quarters and wrap in foil or plastic wrap.

Place quesadillas in a lunchbox. Add a pottle of salsa sauce and accompany with a salad made from shredded iceberg lettuce, coriander leaves and avocado slices dressed with lemon juice.

Serve with Caramel & Chilli Popcorn Balls.

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One Comment on Mexican Cheese & Corn Quesadillas


  • SusieNZ
    July 7, 2016 3:22 pm

    Sorry I am new to MindFood and must be missing something- how do you save a recipe to My Favourites? Thanks!

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