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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Servings: 3

Tuna Melt Quesadillas

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Utilize your next quesadilla night by adding in a tasty tuna melt.



  • 3 Dempster’s® Original Large Tortillas
  • 2 (170 g) Cans of flaked tuna
  • 1/2 Red pepper, diced
  • 1 Stalk celery, diced
  • 1 Shallot, diced
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Grated Old Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Melted butter


  1. Mix together tuna, pepper, celery, shallot, mayonnaise and mustard in a medium bowl.
  2. Assemble the quesadillas by sprinkling 1/4 cup (60 mL) of cheese on half of each tortilla.
  3. Divide tuna filling between the three and spread on top of the cheese.
  4. Top with the remaining cheese and fold in half.
  5. Brush both sides of each quesadilla with melted butter.
  6. Place in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown and the cheese has melted.