These quesadillas are easy to prepare ahead of time as are the accompaniments and very quick to toast in a sandwich press and serve when you are busy. The avocado and feta smash can be used with other dishes in your cabinet and because of the Anchor Sour Cream it will not go brown if prepared early.

A tasty and easy warm cabinet food option that will make you look like a hero with little effort.

Quesadilla ingredients

  • 20ea tortilla, either 4" or 6.5" for best results 
  • 250g Anchor Cream Cheese, softened 
  • 150g Mainland Grated Mozzarella 
  • 150g Mainland Grated Tasty Cheese
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp chives, chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander, chopped



Mix cheeses and herbs together, season to taste and set aside.

Lay out 1 tortilla and top evenly with 125g cheese mix, ensuring to come 1cm from the edge so the quesadilla doesn’t leak out the sides while cooking.

Lay another tortilla on top and place between 2 pieces of baking paper ready to be cooked in the sandwich press.

Place quesadilla in sandwich press and cook until crispy and hot.

To serve: cut in quarters and top with chopped Jalapeños, avocado feta smash & chipotle sour cream. 

Avocado & feta smash

  • 2ea large avocados
  • 250g Mainland Special Reserve Creamy Feta 
  • 1ea lemon, juice and zest 
  • 1 tbsp coriander, chopped 
  • Season to taste 


Remove seed from avocado and roughly mash.

Crumble in the fetta & add lemon juice and zest.

Add chopped coriander and season taste. 

Chipotle sour cream

  • 2ea Anchor Sour Cream 
  • 1 tbsp Barkers chipotle sauce
  • Season to taste


Mix the sour cream and chipotle together.

Season to taste. 

To make a more substantial quesadilla add in pulled meats or chicken, and for more flavour and texture top with crispy bacon.

Velvety soft and smooth. Spread on bagels and crackers or use in cheesecakes and salads. Heat stable for baking and cooking.


Our Anchor™ Sour Cream formulation is heat and acid stable so it is less likely to split and has been tested by chefs.


Mainland Creamy Feta is a creamy Danish-style feta that has a smooth, firm closed texture. Creamy feta is perfect for slicing and dicing or where a creamy mouth feel is required.


A mild, Italian style cheese that is boiled and stretched to give it a stretchy quality when melted onto pizza or used fresh.