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Scary squash quesadillas

Scary squash quesadillas


Kids will love these simple but spooktacular tortillas filled with butternut squash and cheese.

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 45 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1424kj 339kcal
  • Fat
    Med 17%
  • Saturates
    Med 29%
  • Sugar
    Low 9%
  • Salt
    Low 6%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 44g

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  • 400g butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 8 mini tortillas
  • 198g can Co-op naturally sweet sweetcorn in water
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 80g Co-op British mature lighter cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp Co-op Irresistible cold pressed rapeseed oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/fan 200°C/gas 7
  2. Put the squash on a foil-lined baking tray and roast for 25-30 mins, until tender
  3. Meanwhile, stack two tortillas on top of each other and cut out a pumpkin stem shape at the top
  4. Keep these two together, and repeat with the remaining tortillas
  5. Then take one pair and cut a jack-o’-lantern face out of one tortilla, leaving the other uncut. Repeat with the other pairs
  6. Take the squash out of the oven and leave to cool a little (keep the oven on for the next step)
  7. Put the squash into a large bowl
  8. Mash, then stir in the sweetcorn, spring onions and lime zest
  9. Season to taste
  10. Arrange the tortillas without faces on a large baking tray
  11. Sprinkle each with a quarter of the cheese, then top with the squash mixture
  12. Add the matching jack-o’-lantern faces
  13. Brush each with the oil, then bake for 10 mins, until golden