Sandwiches don’t need to be the same every day. Using a flat bread and toasting it adds variety and also lets your child enjoy new flavours. Check out one of our favourite quesadilla receipes below.

Makes: 1 | Prep time: 4 minutes | Cook time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

1 flat bread (burrito, mountain bread, wrap etc)
1/2 tin of tuna
1/4 tin of kidney beans
1 small handful cheese
1/2 an avocado

Method of preparation:

Step 1: Preheat a frypan over a medium heat.

Step 2: To make the quesadilla, mash the kidney beans in a bowl and stir through the tuna and cheese.

Step 3: Spread the mixture on half of the flat bread, then fold it in half and add to a sandwich press to grill until beautifully golden.

To serve:

Cut in to triangles and serve with the avocado smashed on top or the side.

To store:

They store great in an airtight container in the fridge for a few days or in the freezer for a month. Just make re-grill them when you’re ready to eat them.

A Healthy Mum Nutritional tip:

Beans are not only great tasting but they’re packed full of protein and iron too, perfect for kids to enjoy at school to help them power through the afternoon.

Author

Stacey is a mum-of-one who is dedicated to developing and sharing healthy and easy-to-make recipes that the whole family can enjoy. She is currently studying to be a nutrition coach with a major emphasis on nutrition for mothers and children.

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