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Black Bean, Spinach, and Cheese Quesadillas

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 13 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 quesadilla)


  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cups torn spinach
  • 4 (8-inch) low-fat flour tortillas
  • 1 cup canned black beans
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) pre-shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 266
  • fat 6.9 g
  • satfat 4.1 g
  • protein 15.2 g
  • carbohydrate 36.7 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • iron 3.2 mg
  • sodium 852 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fiber 5.8 g
  • calcium 283 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes. Add spinach; sauté 1 minute or until spinach is wilted. Remove from pan. Wipe pan with a paper towel.

  2. Coat pan with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Place one tortilla in pan. Cook 1 minute or until bottom of tortilla is golden. Sprinkle one-fourth each of spinach mixture, beans, and cheese over one side of tortilla. Fold tortilla in half. Cook tortilla 1 minute on each side or until golden and cheese melts. Repeat procedure with remaining tortillas, spinach mixture, beans, and cheese.

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