• 8 whole wheat tortillas
  • 12 very thin slices deli ham
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or swiss cheese


  • Warm skillet over medium heat.
  • Place tortilla flat on the counter.
  • Top with 3 overlapping slices of ham.
  • Sprinkle cheese evenly over ham.
  • Top with tortilla.
  • Place quesadilla in the skillet and cook about two minutes or until bottom is slightly browned and crisp.
  • Turn the quesadilla over with a spatula and cook another two minutes or until bottom is slightly browned, crispy and cheese is melting.
  • Repeat with remaining quesadillas.
  • Allow quesadillas to cool slightly before cutting into wedges.

Kids Can: Help measure out cheese, count out ham slices, and assemble quesadillas.

Change it up: These are great in lunchboxes and are easy to pack! They can be used as breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner. Kids love helping with this recipe; if they help make recipes, they are much more likely to try new foods.

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