Scary squash quesadillas

Scary squash quesadillas
Kids will love these simple but spooktacular tortillas filled with butternut squash and cheese.
Serves 4  / 
Prep 30 minutes  / 
Cook 10 minutes


400g butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes

8 mini tortillas

198g can Coop naturally sweet sweetcorn in water

4 spring onions, finely sliced

Zest of 1 lime

80g Coop British mature lighter cheese, grated

1 tsp Coop 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