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Pinto Bean and Feta Cheese Quesadillas

 
Pinto Bean and Feta Cheese Quesadillas
26

Yield

3

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

45

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

24 ounces pinto beans
canned, drained, rinsed
¾ cup red onion
chopped
¾ cup parsley leaves
fresh, chopped
1 ½ each jalapeño pepper
seeded, minced
*
1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
6 each flour tortillas
*
4 ounces feta cheese
crumbled
1 x vegetable oil
*

Directions

Combine first 6 ingredients in processor.

Process until very chunky purée forms.

Transfer to bowl and season with salt and pepper.

Place one tortilla on work surface.

Spread with ⅓ of the bean mixture.

Top with ⅓ of the cheese, then another tortilla.

Heat heavy medium skillet over medium heat.

Brush with oil. Add quesadilla; cook until beans are heated and tortillas are brown, about 4 minutes per side.

Repeat with remaining tortillas, beans and cheese.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+1

almost 6 years

Flavorful and filling. Made it for my lunch yesterday, and it turned out quite tasty and certainly filled me up. I used whole wheat flour tortillas, cilantros instead of parsley, and pickled jalapenos instead of fresh jalapenos. I had it with some sour cream, delicious!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 363g (12.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 30522% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 999mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 13g 51%
Sugars g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 26% Iron 29%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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