Cuban Quesadillas

Prep Time: 40 min  |  Cook Time: 10 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 1038
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Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
10 min

Cuban quesadillas are made with tons of melted Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese and chopped dill pickles between hearty tortillas and served with a tasty homemade salsa called chow chow that’s both fruity and full of freshly chopped vegetables. Perfect for any meal, these toasty tortillas are sure to please!

  • Chow Chow:
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded, diced
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, seeded, diced
  • 1/2 cup jicama or crisp apple, peeled, finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno chili pepper, seeded, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. finely shredded lime peel
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • Quesadillas:
  • 4 Tbsp. honey mustard
  • 8 (7-inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 cups finely diced cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup bacon, cooked crisp, crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped dill pickle
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, divided
  1. Combine mango, avocado, jicama, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, lime peel and salt in medium bowl; mix well. Cover and chill while preparing quesadillas.
  2. Spread honey mustard evenly over 4 tortillas; top with ham, bacon, pickle and cheese. Top each quesadilla with remaining tortillas.
  3. Heat 1/2 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Cook quesadillas one at a time 2 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into 6 wedges; serve with chow chow.

Serving Size 4

Calories 1038

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 55.20g 88%
Sat. Fat 22.60g 113%
Mono Unsat. Fat 19.60g
Poly Unsat. Fat 5.60g
Cholesterol 143mg 48%
Sodium 2150mg 93%
Total Carbohydrate 88g 29%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 0g
Protein 53g
Vitamin A 174RE
Vitamin C 33mg 55%
Calcium 493mg 58%
Iron 5mg 28%