Mains, Sides, Starters, Vegetarian

Cheesy Quesadillas with Salsa

Cooking method:

Ninja Air Fryer AF160
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 35 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Cheesy Quesadillas with Salsa

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Wheat

Recipe tags


  • 150g cheddar cheese, grated
  • 150g smoked gouda, rind removed and grated
  • 2 spring onions, sliced thinly
  • 40g sliced black olives
  • 5g fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 10 (16cm) flour tortillas
  • 1 container (180g) cream cheese
  • Cooking spray
  • For serving salsa
  • For serving guacamole
  • For serving sour cream
  • For serving hot sauce

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  • Step 1

    In a large mixing bowl, combine cheddar, gouda, onions, olives, and coriander and mix well

  • Step 2

    Insert crisper plate in pan and place pan in unit. Preheat unit by selecting AIR FRY, set temperature to 180°C and set time to 3 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin

  • Step 3

    While unit is preheating, spread tortillas out on clean work surface. Spray oil on one side of each tortilla, then flip tortillas over. Evenly spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese on each tortilla

  • Step 4

    Evenly place cheese mixture on five tortillas, then cover cheese with remaining 5 tortillas. On top tortilla, cream cheese spread should be facing inwards and oiled surface should be facing outwards

  • Step 5

    Once unit has preheated, remove pan and place one quesadilla on crisper plate. Place pan back in unit and select AIR FRY. Set temperature to 180°C and set time to 20 minutes. Select START/ STOP to begin

  • Step 6

    After 2 minutes, remove pan and flip quesadilla using rubber-tipped tongs. Place pan back in unit and cook for 2 additional minutes

  • Step 7

    After 4 total minutes, remove pan from unit and remove quesadilla from crisping plate using rubber-tipped tongs

  • Step 8

    Repeat process with remaining 4 quesadillas

  • Step 9

    When cooking is complete, slice quesadillas into wedges and serve with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and hot sauce