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Cheesy Black Bean Quesadillas

 
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Delicious quesadillas are made with black beans and avocado.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

4

min

Ready

16

min

 

Ingredients

15 ounces black beans
1 can, rinsed
½ cup monterey jack cheese
shredded, preferably pepper jack
½ cup salsa
freshly prepared, divided
4 flour tortillas, whole wheat
8-inch each
*
2 teaspoons canola oil
divided
1 avocados
ripe and diced
*

Directions

Mix well beans, cheese and ¼ cup salsa in a medium bowl.

Arrange tortillas on a work surface.

Spread ½ cup filling evenly on half of each tortilla.

Fold tortillas in half, gently pressing to flatten.

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Add 2 quesadillas and cook, turning once, until golden on both sides, about 4 minutes total.

Transfer to a flat plate and cover with foil to keep warm.

Repeat with the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and quesadillas.

Serve the quesadillas with avocado and the remaining salsa.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 111g (3.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 26050% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 178mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 10g 42%
Sugars g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 14% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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