Campsite Cook-up: Spicy Quesadillas

Campsite Cook-up: Spicy Quesadillas

Who said camping meals have to be boring? This spicy quesadilla is the perfect comfort food to end a long hike. This recipe takes no more than 20 minutes and can easily be spiced up with different ingredients. 

Give it a try and bon appetit !

Ingredients for the spicy quesadilla

Ingredients & Equipment

Cooking time: 20 min

. 1 Can of chickpeas
. 1 Onion
. 1 Tomato
. 1 tbsp of tomato paste
. Sriracha
. Grated cheddar cheese
. 2 Tortillas
. ½ lime


Follow the Recipe Video

Mashed chickpeas

Step 1

Start by chopping up the onion and the tomato. Mash the chickpeas with a fork and set all of the ingredients aside.

Onions and tomato paste in the frying pan

Step 2

Fry the chopped onion in a pan with a bit of olive oil until golden brown. Add-in the tablespoon of tomato paste.

Mixing all of the ingredients in the pan

Step 3

After mixing the tomato paste with the onions, add the chopped tomatoes and the sriracha to taste, depending on how you like your spice. Incorporate the mashed chickpeas and cook for another 2 minutes.

Step 4

Set the filling aside and use the pan to fry one of the tortillas until it is slightly toasted. Add the filling, a little bit (or a lot) of cheese and place the second tortilla on top.

  • Placing the tortilla on the pan
  • Adding the ingredients and the cheese
  • Placing another tortilla on top
Frying the quesadilla on both sides

Step 5

Fry the quesadilla on both sides until the cheese is perfectly melted, transfer it on a plate and cut it in four. Add a squeeze of lime juice before serving and voila ! 

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