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Bean And Cheese Turnovers

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  Kidney beans 1 Can (10 oz), drained
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Flour tortillas 4
  Part skim ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Snipped cilantro/1 teaspoon dried cilantro leaves 1 Tablespoon (Fresh)

Prepare Red Salsa.
Mash beans and garlic. (Add 1 to 2 tablespoons reserved bean liquid if beans are dry.)
Place tortillas on ungreased cookie sheet.
Spread about 1/4 cup of the bean mixture on half of each tortilla to within 1/2 inch of edge.
Mix cheeses, onions and cilantro; spread over beans.
Fold tortillas over filling.
Place double layer of microwavable paper towels in rectangular microwavable dish, 12 x 7 1/2 x 2 inches.
Place turnovers with folds to outside edges in dish.
Cover with waxed paper and microwave on high 2 minutes; rotate 1/2 turn.
Microwave until hot, 2 to 5 minutes longer.
Serve with Red Salsa.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1854 Calories from Fat 399

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.9%

Saturated Fat 21.1 g105.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.7 mg34.6%

Sodium 1848 mg77%

Total Carbohydrates 254 g84.8%

Dietary Fiber 48.4 g193.5%

Sugars 11.3 g

Protein 115 g229.3%

Vitamin A 80.1% Vitamin C 66.9%

Calcium 129.9% Iron 137.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Bean And Cheese Turnovers Recipe