Monkey Munchy’s Chilli corn and spring onion quesadilla

Monkey Munchy’s Chilli corn and spring onion quesadilla


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ finely chopped onion
  • ½ finely chopped red chilli
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • 200g canned sweetcorn , drained
  • 3 spring onions , sliced
  • 1 lime , zested
  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 30g cheddar , grated
  • 30g mozzarella , grated
  • chilli sauce , to serve (optional)


  • STEP 1

Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion and fry for 10 mins or until softened. Add the chilli and ground coriander and cook for 1 min more. Stir through the sweetcorn, spring onions and lime zest. Season to taste. 

  • STEP 2

Pile the mixture on 1 tortilla, then top with the cheddar, mozzarella and the second tortilla. Heat a frying pan over a high heat. When hot, add the quesadilla, cook for 2 mins on one side, then turn it over and cook for 1-2 mins more, or until the cheese is melted. Cut into four and serve with some chilli sauce, if you like.

Sourced from BBC food