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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla


Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla



 Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

Having a few quick and easy recipes on-hand, makes it easier to prepare healthy, nutritious and FAST meals on the busiest of nights.  This meal is fast and easy to get ready. I also loved that I could just use leftover grilled chicken from the night before.

Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla
  • 1 15 oz can of black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • ¾ cup Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 1 cup salsa divided
  • 1 cup cube or shredded cooked chicken
  • 4 10" or 12" flour tortillas
  • cooking spray
  1. 1. Combine beans, chicken, cheese and ½ cup salsa in bowl and stir
  2. 2. Heat a large non-stick skillet and spray with cooking spray
  3. 3. Place about ¾ cup of the bean and chicken mixture on half of the tortilla and fold over (repeat with other three)
  4. 4. Add 2 quesadillas to pan and spray tops of quesadillas
  5. 5. Cook bottom until crisp
  6. 6. Flip and repeat on other side
  7. 7. Serve with dressings of your choice (lettuce, tomato, sour cream, guacamole)


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