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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas
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NDSU Extension
Servings
Servings:
Four
Title

Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

Recipe Type
Description

Make mealtime easy and delicious!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup cooked chicken
  • ½ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese
    (or soy cheese)
  • ½ cup bell peppers, chopped
  • Optional toppings: salsa and reduced-fat or non-fat sour cream
Directions

Directions

Place pan on stove and turn to medium heat. Put one tortilla in pan, add half of the cheese and half of the other toppings. Place other tortilla on top of cheese. Cover pan for approximately two to four minutes. Flip quesadilla very carefully to heat other side approximately one to two minutes. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut into wedges and serve with salsa and sour cream.

Dietary and Nutrition

Widgets

If you’re looking for a way to stretch your budget and improve your family’s nutrition, look no further. Consider adding more beans to your menu. They’re convenient, versatile and lend themselves to many tasty dishes. Beans are a rich source of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals.

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Now You're Cookin': Beans! (FN1485, Reviewed August 2021)

If you’re looking for a way to stretch your budget and improve your family’s nutrition, look no further. Consider adding more beans to your menu. They’re convenient, versatile and lend themselves to many tasty dishes.

On the Pulse of Healthful Eating Using More Pulse Foods In Your Diet (FN1714, Reviewed May 2019)

Pulses are a type of legume characterized by seeds that grow in pods. These ancient crops have been used in worldwide cuisine for thousands of years. Pulses include chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), lentils and dry peas.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.