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Pitta quesadilla

 4 ratings

Prep Time:2 mins

Cooking Time:5 mins

Serves:1 Adult

Pitta quesadilla

This crunchy Pitta Quesadilla is quick and easy to put together making it the perfect lunchbox filler! 

About this recipe

A refreshing lunch for those hot summer months!


For the pitta

  • 1 pitta bread (75g / 2½oz.)
  • 30g / 1oz. of low-fat cheddar, grated
  • 1 scallion, finely sliced
  • ¼ medium red pepper, de-seeded and finely sliced
  • Pinch of chilli
  • ½ tablespoon of fresh coriander, roughly chopped


  1. Mix the cheese, prepared vegetables, coriander and chili.
  2. Cut the pitta in half and carefully open with a knife.
  3. Fill each pitta half with the cheese mixture and toast in a sandwich toaster for about 4 minutes. Alternatively, place under the grill at a medium heat until the cheese is melted.

What you will need

  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Grill
  • Mixing bowl
  • Toaster

Serving suggestions

Serve with a side salad

Why not choose wholegrain pitta pockets instead of white pitta pockets? Wholegrain versions are higher in fibre!

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