Bean and Cheese Quesadilla

"This is a kid pleaser recipe, especially served with ranch dressing for dipping. We often eat these for lunch along with chips and salsa. For a lower fat version, just microwave them instead of frying. They just lack the buttery crispy edges, but my kids still like them."
 
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Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
6
Serves:
4-8
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ingredients

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directions

  • Divide each ingredient into four portions Spread 1/4 beans over tortilla, add 1/4 cheese, top with second tortilla, In large skillet, heat together 1tbs oil and 1 tbs butter over med heat.
  • place assembled quesadilla into pan.
  • Cook till bottom is browned then turn over and brown other side.
  • Place on large plate and cool 1-2 min.
  • cut into eight wedges with scissors.
  • repeat three more times.
  • Serve immediately.

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Reviews

  1. jacquesthompson08
    Turned out great the kids loved them. I added bacon and made my own refried beans with cumin and chilli powder. I will make these again and again!
     
  2. cookingpompom
    Yum! Used my sandwich press to reduce the fat content. I added the left over chicken in some of them (a great way to clean out the fridge). My DH dipped his in salsa. Thanks for posting.
     
  3. VintageBaby
    Very quick, easy and inexpensive. My 8 yr old daughter liked is "as is". For me and other adults, I would drizzle it with queso and top with sour cream and jalapenos.
     
  4. atlfitgirl
    I just made these as a quick lunch for one since I had some leftover refried beans... really filling and easy. I used a mexican blend of cheese and topped it off some salsa and sour cream. Next time, I will add in some seasonings to spice up the beans a bit... Thanks for sharing!
     
  5. Born2cook
    My kids say 5 stars - easy and yummy - will definitely make again. We topped with taco sauce and sour cream. Thanks.
     
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Tweaks

  1. Sandy M.
    I keep a jar of jalapeño slices in the fridge always. I lightly chop a few of these and throw on the beans along with a Mexican blend of cheese for extra flavor. You can make with any size tortilla you have on hand and I like to use olive oil and my cast iron skillet.
     
  2. Jeffsmom
    This was an easy, quick and delicious snack to make, but I used nonstick cooking spray instead of the butter and oil, and cooked them 2-3 minutes each side to crisp them up.
     

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