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Quesadillas

These 10-minute quesadillas are my favorite quick meal! This simple recipe is made with whole grain tortillas and lots of veggies, so these quesadillas are more healthy than most. cookieandkate.com

It’s about time you met my go-to meal, the quesadilla. As soon as I’m feeling too lazy to make an accurate meal, when my fridge is bare, as soon as I come residence from the grocery retailer hangry—I throw collectively a quesadilla in beneath ten minutes flat.

How have I not shared my elementary quesadilla recipe, in all these years of meals operating a weblog? I’m righting this instance in the meanwhile by sharing my favorite quesadilla, quite a lot of quesadilla-making ideas, and satisfying strategies to change up your quesadillas.

INGREDIENTS

Per quesadilla

  • 1 full-grain flour tortilla (about eight″ diameter)
  • ½ cup freshly grated cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup cooked black beans or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pink bell pepper or jarred roasted bell pepper or a few thinly sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pink onion or inexperienced onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeño (in the event you occur to love heat)
  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil, melted butter or further-virgin olive oil, for brushing
  • Any of the subsequent, for serving: Salsa, guacamole or strips of avocado, bitter cream, scorching sauce, chopped modern cilantro…

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Warmth your tortilla for about 30 seconds, flipping halfway. Flip as quickly as additional, then sprinkle one-half of the tortilla with about half of the cheese. Cowl the cheese evenly with the remaining fillings: beans, bell pepper, onion and jalapeño (if using).
  2. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the fillings, and fold over the empty side of the tortilla to encompass the fillings. Quickly brush the very best of the quesadilla with a light-weight coating of oil, then rigorously flip it with a spatula.
  3. Let the quesadilla put together dinner until golden and crispy on the underside, about 1 to 2 minutes, decreasing the heat if obligatory to forestall burning the tortilla. Brush the very best with a light-weight coating of oil, then flip it and put together dinner until the second facet is golden and crispy.
  4. Immediately take away the skillet from the heat and change the quesadilla to a slicing board. Let it cool for a minute to current the cheese time to set, then use a chef’s knife to slice it into three gadgets. Serve promptly, with any sauces or garnishes that you just’d like.