Chicken Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

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Oct. 20, 2009

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Chicken breast 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , cooked
Pinto beans 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Monterrey jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs) , shredded
Whole wheat tortillas/Spelt tortillas 4 Large



1. In a steamer pot over boiling water, place chicken breast and steam for 8 minutes.

2. In a food processor, place beans and chicken. Blend it to combine.

3. On a tortilla, spread this bean and chicken mixture and cover with shredded cheese. Fold the tortilla.

4. In a saute pan, place the tortilla and cook till the cheese melts.


5. Serve with sauce or soup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1799Calories from Fat 489

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.3%

Saturated Fat 29 g145%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2826 mg117.75%

Total Carbohydrates 213 g71%

Dietary Fiber 33 g132%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 95 g190%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet