Tortilla cheese turnovers

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Tortilla cheese turnovers
Tortilla cheese turnovers
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

The whole family will love these tortilla cheese turnovers, they're ready in just 15 minutes so make the perfect quick dinner when you're feeding hungry mouths!


  • 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted and finely chopped
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1tsp vegetable oil, for greasing
  • 4 soft flour tortillas
  • 75g reduced fat mature cheese, grated

If you'd like to have some meat in the recipe, then add some cooked chicken just after you add the cheese


  1. First of all, make the salsa by mixing together the tomatoes, avocado and spring onions. Add a squeeze of lemon juice, then season the mixture with some pepper.
  2. Grease a non-stick frying pan with a few drops of vegetable oil. Place the pan over a medium-high heat.
  3. Add a tortilla to the pan and sprinkle one quarter of the cheese over the top. Heat for a few moments until the cheese starts to melt, then sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of the salsa onto one half of the tortilla. Fold in half using a wooden spatula or a fish slice, then cook for another few seconds.
  4. Slide the cooked tortilla onto a serving plate and cut in half. Continue to cook the remaining tortillas in the same way.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 291(kcal)
  • Fat 13.0g
  • Saturates 5.0g
  • Sugars 3.0g
  • Salt 0.7g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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