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Tired of sandwiches? Try these 12 easy quesadilla recipes for lunch instead

Add a little flair to your lunchtime bites.
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Lunch is one of the most overlooked meals of the day, especially when you’re busy with work or running after the kids.

But that doesn’t mean lunchtime has to be boring, nor do you have to rely on the same simple sandwich every day of the week.

Add a little bit of flair and flavour to your lunch routine with one of these easy and delicious quesadilla recipes guaranteed to keep you full.

Keep scrolling for 12 of our favourite quesadillas you can whip up next time you’re not sure what to do for lunch.

Beef and bean quesadilla stacks

Mexican beef and bean quesadilla stacks with a zesty guacamole.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Pressed margherita pizza quesadillas

Creamy bocconcini, fresh tomato and basil sandwiched between toasted tortillas for a fresh and tasty lunch idea. Pizza flavours in a simple quesadilla.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Breakfast quesadillas

This tasty Mexican inspired breakfast quesadilla encases oozy cheese, runny eggs and hearty beans to create a healthy, flavour-packed breakfast or lunch that will fuel you for the day.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Chicken quesadillas with jalapeño tomato salsa

Chicken quesadillas (from queso, the Spanish word for cheese) with a spicy jalapeño tomato salsa.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Pumpkin, ricotta and rocket quesadillas

These delicious vegetarian quesadillas are great for lunch or an afternoon snack. The kids (big and small) will enjoy them. And they’re suitable for diabetics, too.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Classic beef quesadillas

Both kids and adults alike will love these Tex-Mex beef quesadillas with sour cream and mashed avocado. They are full of the flavours we know and love. We suggest you don’t bother with cutlery, but napkins are essential!

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Spanakopita quesadilla

How’s this for fusion? Delicious Greek spinach and feta pie meets the easy, breezy Mexican quesadilla for a low-GI snack you’ll make over and over.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Pumpkin and chilli quesadillas

Treat your family or friends to these savoury tortillas, blending cheese, spice and vegetables.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Spinach and cheese quesadillas

Quesadillas can be cooked in a heated sandwich press, just make sure you gently wrap the quesadilla in baking paper before pressing, to stop the filling from burning the press.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Corn and kidney bean quesadillas with tomato salsa

Stuff tortillas with cheese and vegetables and grill – kind of like a Mexican toasted sandwich and serve with a fresh tomato salsa.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Pumpkin and corn quesadilla with fresh tomato salsa

Fresh, wholesome dinners are always the most satisfying! Just like this pumpkin and corn quesadilla dish with fresh tomato salsa – healthy, nourishing and so delicious.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

Corn and goat’s cheese quesadillas

A spin on the classic quesadilla, these tasty morsels are guaranteed to keep you full through the day.

Find the full The Australian Women’s Weekly Food recipe here.

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