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ham and pepper quesadillas served with Old El Paso relish

A really tasty and quick Mexican style lunch of ham and pepper quesadillas served with a pot of guacamole and tomato salsa –  Great addition to packed lunch boxes and a really easy family recipe

A super quick meal idea – brilliant for when you’re short of time and surrounded by hungry kids!

ham and pepper quesadillas ingredients

  • 2 tortilla wraps
  • handful of grated cheese – whatever your preference 
  • slice of ham – shredded
  • handful of chargrilled peppers – I use jarred

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how to make ham and pepper quesadillas

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  • Heat a large frying pan – no oil!
  • Put one of the wraps into the base of the pan.
  • Add the shredded ham, peppers and grated cheese.
  • Place the other tortilla wrap on top.
  • Cook for a few minutes until cheese melts – flip over and quickly brown the other side – when cooked slice into wedges.

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Ham and pepper quesadillas

Ham and pepper quesadillas

Super quick Mexican style lunch

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tortilla wraps
  • handful of grated cheese - whatever your preference 
  • slice of ham - shredded
  • handful of chargrilled peppers - I use jarred

Instructions

  1. Heat a large frying pan - no oil!
  2. Put one of the wraps into the base of the pan.
  3. Add the shredded ham, peppers and grated cheese.
  4. Place the other tortilla wrap on top.
  5. Cook for a few minutes until cheese melts - flip over and quickly brown the other side - when cooked slice into wedges.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 914Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 149mgSodium: 2476mgCarbohydrates: 87gFiber: 5gSugar: 3gProtein: 58g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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