Spinach and Black Bean Quesadilla

The recipe Spinach and Black Bean Quesadillan is ready in around 15 minutes and is definitely a great gluten free option for lovers of Mexican food. One serving contains 435 calories, 19g of protein, and 22g of fat. This recipe serves 2 and costs $1.27 per serving. This recipe from Naturally Ella has 2119 fans. A mixture of garlic, tortillas, hot sauce, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. It works well as a reasonably priced main course. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 98%, which is great. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Black Bean Burger Quesadilla, Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quesadilla, and Spicy Black Bean Quesadilla Bites.

Servings: 2

Preparation duration: 5 minutes

Cooking duration: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients:

½ cup black beans, drained and rinsed if using canned

3 ounces cheese*, thinly sliced or shredded

2-3 tablespoons cilantro

1 clove garlic, cut in half

A few dashes of hot sauce

juice from 1 lime

½ tablespoon olive oil

2-3 handfuls spinach, chopped into small pieces

2 8-10" tortillas (I used sprouted grain tortillas from WF)

Equipment:

griddle

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat skillet or griddle over medium to medium-low heat.Rub one side of each tortillas with garlic clove and then brush with olive oil. Place olive oil side down on preheat pan.Sprinkle cheese, followed by spinach, black beans, and finally cilantro on one half of the tortilla.Squeeze a bit of lime juice over mixture, followed by a few dashes of hot sauce if using. Fold tortillas over and let cook on each side until crisp and beginning to brown, 3-5 minutes depending on how hot you have your pan.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat skillet or griddle over medium to medium-low heat.Rub one side of each tortillas with garlic clove and then brush with olive oil.

2. Place olive oil side down on preheat pan.Sprinkle cheese, followed by spinach, black beans, and finally cilantro on one half of the tortilla.Squeeze a bit of lime juice over mixture, followed by a few dashes of hot sauce if using. Fold tortillas over and let cook on each side until crisp and beginning to brown, 3-5 minutes depending on how hot you have your pan.


Nutrition Information:

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435k Calories
19g Protein
21g Total Fat
41g Carbs
34% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
435k
22%

Fat
21g
34%

  Saturated Fat
10g
66%

Carbohydrates
41g
14%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
44mg
15%

Sodium
869mg
38%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
19g
38%

Vitamin K
151µg
144%

Vitamin A
3275IU
66%

Calcium
420mg
42%

Folate
167µg
42%

Phosphorus
397mg
40%

Manganese
0.7mg
35%

Selenium
21µg
31%

Vitamin B1
0.4mg
26%

Iron
3mg
22%

Vitamin B2
0.35mg
21%

Fiber
5g
20%

Vitamin C
14mg
18%

Magnesium
64mg
16%

Zinc
2mg
14%

Vitamin B3
2mg
14%

Potassium
459mg
13%

Copper
0.21mg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin B6
0.17mg
8%

Vitamin B12
0.35µg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.4mg
4%

Vitamin D
0.26µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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