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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 2 whole-wheat tortillas
  • ½ c. cooked chicken
  • ¼ c. canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ c. shredded cheese
  • ¼ c. bell peppers, chopped
  • Salsa, sour cream (optional)


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

Makes two servings.

Per serving: 250 calories, 7 grams (g) fat, 18 g protein, 29 g carbohydrate and 620 mg sodium.
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