Photo: Andrew Purcell; Styling: Alistair Turnbull    
Hands-on Time:
21 Mins
Total Time:
21 Mins
Serves 6 (serving size: 4 quesadilla wedges, 1 lime wedge, and 1 tablespoon sour cream)

A sparing amount of cooking spray is key to perfectly crisp quesadillas--too much and the fat absorbs into the tortilla. Plus, spreading mashed beans onto each tortilla forms a protective layer that keeps the veggie juices contained (and the tortillas crisp).

How to Make It

Step 1

Place oven rack in middle of oven. Preheat broiler to high. Place a baking sheet on rack in oven (keep pan in oven as it preheats).

Step 2

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add poblano and corn; cook 5 minutes, stirring once. Add quinoa, salt, and spinach; sauté 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Remove from heat; stir in cheese.

Step 3

Combine beans and hot sauce in a small bowl; mash with fork until smooth. Spread 2 1/2 tablespoons bean mixture on each of 4 tortillas; top each with 1/2 cup spinach mixture and 1 tortilla. Lightly coat quesadillas with cooking spray. Arrange quesadillas on preheated pan in oven; broil 3 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once.

Step 4

Cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges. Serve with sour cream and lime.

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