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Black Bean Quesadillas

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 burrito-size flour tortillas
  • 1 cup canned low-fat refried black beans (Rosarito brand is good)
  • 1 cup chunky salsa (hot or mild; commercial or homemade)
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 12 cup guacamole (commercial or homemade)
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream


  1. Place 1 tortilla on a work surface.
  2. Spread the beans evenly over the tortilla.
  3. Spread about 3/4 cup salsa over the beans.
  4. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  5. Top with the second tortilla.
  6. Put the quesadilla on a foil-covered cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in a 400° oven for about 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  8. Add the quacamole and sour cream to a small bowl; stir to combine.
  9. Cut the quesadilla into fourths; place on individual plates.
  10. Serve with quacamole and the rest of the salsa.

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