California Prune Quesadillas

This dish is a sweet potato and California Prune inspired take on a Mexican classic – with the two cheeses complementing each other perfectly within this vegetarian recipe. Whether you’re sharing or treating yourself to all of them – we’re sure these will become a household favourite.

Makes: 4Prep Time: 40 minutesCook Time: 15 minutes


  • 2 Sweet potatoes
  • 2 Red onions finely chopped
  • 150g California Prunes chopped
  • 150g Grated mozzarella
  • 100g Feta cheese
  • 2 Limes
  • 4 Soft wheat tortilla wrap


1. Bake the sweet potatoes in a pre-heated oven at 170°C for 35 minutes, or until soft in
the middle.
2. Once baked, cut open and scoop out the centre into a bowl.
3. Add the chopped red onion, California Prunes, mozzarella and feta cheese.
4. Juice the limes into the mixture and stir together, making sure that the flavours are
evenly distributed throughout.
5. Lay the tortilla wraps out onto a clean worktop and divide the mixture between them.
6. Fold over each wrap and press down on the filling to distribute to the edges.
7. Transfer the quesadillas onto a baking tray and cook for 10-15 minutes at 170°C until
golden and crisp.


Peter Sidwell

Peter Sidwell

California Prune Board Ambassador Peter Sidwell, is a chef, baker, TV presenter, author, and innovator of all things food related. Peter has been a chef all his working life and over the years has developed a simple, fresh and innovative way of cooking which focuses on the importance of fine ingredients and technical know-how to ensure the best results. Peter has travelled the world cooking, talking and demonstrating his approach and explaining how and why it works so well for all manner of food offerings. Peter works both with chefs, consumers, food producers and retailers to innovate, create process or refine procurement. Working from his new innovation centre in England's beautiful Lake District, Peter and his team create exciting, attractive and mouth-watering new recipes with digital content, showcasing the delicious flavour and versatility of California Prunes.