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Chicken & Black Bean Quesadillas

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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

We made these quick and easy quesadillas for supper, they were delicious and filling. Used whole wheat tortillas, which made it even healthier. Great texture, a yummy-nutritious combination, definitely a keeper for a quick meal.

 

Yield

4 servings

Prep

10 min

Cook

30 min

Ready

40 min
Trans-fat Free, High Fiber

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
1 pound chicken breasts
cooked, skinless, boneless
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1 cup green bell peppers
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1 cup red onion
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1 teaspoon chili powder
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1 teaspoon olive oil
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8 flour tortillas
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2 cups black beans
cooked
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1 ½ cups cheddar cheese
lowfat, shredded
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salsa
optional
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sour cream
non fat, optional
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cilantro
optional
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
453.6 g chicken breasts
cooked, skinless, boneless
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237 ml green bell peppers
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237 ml red onion
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5 ml chili powder
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5 ml olive oil
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8 each flour tortillas
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473 ml black beans
cooked
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355 ml cheddar cheese
lowfat, shredded
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1 x salsa
optional
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1 x sour cream
non fat, optional
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1 x cilantro
optional
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Directions

Heat oven to 375℉ (190℃). Cut chicken into ½-inch slices.

In a nonstick skillet over medium heat, sauté peppers, onions and chili powder in hot oil until vegetables are slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

Place 4 tortillas on a large baking sheet. Evenly spread beans over tortillas. Top with pepper mixture, chicken and cheese. Top each with remaining tortillas and press down lightly.

Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, about 15 minutes. Cut each quesadilla into quarters and serve with salsa, sour cream and cilantro.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 364g (12.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 51635% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 361mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars g
Protein 109g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 37% Iron 21%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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