Pesto Quesadillas

Pesto sauce spread on tortillas, topped with mixed cheese and cooked. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Pesto Quesadillas

Main Ingredients Tortillas, Processed cheese
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Pesto Quesadillas

  • 4 Tortillas
  • 1/2 cup Processed cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese grated
  • 4 tablespoons Corn kernels
  • Pesto
  • 1 1/2 cup Fresh basil leaves
  • 6-8 Garlic cloves
  • 6 tablespoons Pinenuts
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black peppercorns crushed
  • 12 tablesp to drizzle Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese powder


  1. To make pesto, roughly tear basil leaves and put in a mixer jar, add garlic, pinenuts, salt, crushed peppercorns and olive oil and blend. Add Parmesan cheese and blend to a coarse paste Transfer into a bowl.
  2. Heat a non-stick tawa, place 1 tortilla on it, spread some pesto, sprinkle some processed cheese, some corn kernels and cover with another tortilla. Spread some more pesto, sprinkle some mozzarella cheese, some corn kernels and crushed peppercorns.
  3. Spread some pesto on a third tortilla, place it on the top of the tortillas on the tawa, pesto side facing downwards, and cook till the underside turns golden. Flip and cook till the other side is done similarly. Drizzle olive oil on top. Similarly prepare another quesadillas.
  4. Cut the quesadilla into wedges, arrange on a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2415
Carbohydrates 60.1
Protein 174.9
Fat 163.9
Other Fiber Calcium- 1601.5 mg