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Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipe

Cheesy Bean Veggie Quesadilla

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Cheesy Bean Veggie Quesadilla

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

These yummy quesadillas are rich in protein from both cheese and the beans.

If you're vegan, simply replace the cheese with your favorite nut-based variety.

Ingredients

for
2
Bean Filling
½ cup Kidney beans
1 tablespoon Salsa
Veggie Fillings
cup sliced Mushrooms
cup sliced Bell pepper
cup sliced onions
1 teaspoon olive oil
Tortilla Ingredients
2 large Corn tortilla
½ teaspoon olive oil
3 tablespoons vegan cheese
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 teaspoon olive oil, warm, and add sliced vegetables. Saute until softened. Remove to a bowl and reserve.
Mash the beans and salsa together.

2.

Add another 1/2 teaspoon olive oil and warm. Add 1 tortilla and reduce heat. Spread the bean filling liberally over the tortilla, along with the sauteed vegetables and the vegan cheese. Cover with the other tortilla, press down and place a lid on the pan.

3.

Cook on low for about 2 minutes then flip the tortilla over and cook on the other side until crisp.
Cut into triangles, sprinkle with more cheese (if desired) and serve with salsa.