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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

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Category: Poultry, Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Skinless boneless chicken
  • -breasts; cooked
  • 1 c Green bell peppers; sliced
  • 1 c Red onion; sliced
  • 1 ts Chili powder
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • 8 Flour tortillas
  • 2 c Black beans, cooked
  • 1 1/2 c Shredded lowfat cheddar
  • -cheese; or Jack
  • Salsa; optional
  • Nonfat sour cream; optional
  • Cilantro; optional


Heat oven to 375F. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch slices.
In a nonstick skillet over medium heat, saute peppers, onions and
chili powder in hot oil until vegetables are slightly softened, about 3
minutes. Remove from heat.
Place 4 tortillas on a large baking sheet. Evenly spread beans over
tortillas. Top with pepper mixture, chicken and cheese. Top each with
remaining tortillas and press down lightly.
Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, about 15 minutes. Cut
each quesadilla into quarters and serve with salsa, sour cream and
cilantro. Per 1/2 quesadilla
341 calories, 9.1 g fat (24%) 56 mg cholesterol, 450 mg sodium, 4.2
g dietary fiber

Variation ^ Substitute chili beans for black ones, and use 1/2 cup each of
green and red bell peppers instead of all green.

NOTES : Makes 4 quesadillas. Calorie count omits salsa and sour cream.
Serve with Quick cherry tomatoes (see recipe).

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