These Cuban Quesadillas are ridiculously easy to make, delicious, and bursting with flavor! Perfect for an easy, NO-FUSS meal.
- 4 flour tortillas or wheat tortillas (fajita size)
- 1 - 2 cups Cacique Manchego, shredded, (divided) (or more to taste)
- 4 slices dill pickles
- 2 cups Cuban pulled pork, (divided) (see notes)
- 4 slices thick-cut ham (divided)
- 4 teaspoons yellow mustard (divided)
Make the Cuban Pulled Pork
Prepare the Cuban Pulled Pork following the recipe here. You can make this in advance. Slow cooker and pressure cooker instructions included.
Make the Cuban Quesadillas
Heat a skillet or large frying pan over a medium flame.
Place a flour tortilla in the center of the hot skillet, add 2 tablespoons cheese in one-half of the tortilla. Top cheese with 1 pickle slice, 1/2 cup pulled pork, and ham. Evenly spread 1 teaspoon mustard over the ham. Top with 2 more tablespoons of cheese. Fold one side of the tortilla to the opposite end.
Cook both sides until outside crisp and cheese has melted.
Repeat with remaining tortillas.
You can also use sliced roasted pork from the deli, if desired. Use 4- 5 slices per quesadilla.
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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on the products used.
Calories: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 2341mg | Potassium: 588mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 712mg | Iron: 2.5mg