Spinach and Black Bean Quesadillas

Recipe by BeckyF
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over midium-high heat.
  • Add the onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper, and saute until soft about 3 minutes.
  • Add the mashed beans to the pan and saute, for 1 minute.
  • Fold in the spinach, stirring well to incorporate.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to cool.
  • Season with the five spice-powder and salt and pepper.
  • Place 6 of the tortillas flat on a work surface and divid the bean mixture among them, spreading the filling on top of each tortilla but leaving a 1/2-inch border around the tortilla edges.
  • Brush the tortilla edges with beaten egg, then place a second tortilla on top, pressing down to seal.
  • Preheat the oven to 200F degrees.
  • Place a heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Brush tops and bottoms of the tortillas with the remaining oil and cook each one in the hot skillet until light brown, about 2 minutes on each side.
  • Keep the finished quesadillas warm in the preheated oven until all of them are cooked.
  • Remove the quesadillas from the oven.
  • Leave whole or cut into wedges and serve immediately.
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