Chili Bean Quesadillas

This is a great recipe to make with young kids. They can help by mashing the chili beans, adding the shredded cheese, and using the pizza cutter to cut the quesadilla.

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Ingredients

  • 4 10” flour tortillas
  • 1 can (15-16-ounce) chili beans
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack reduced-fat cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup lettuce, chopped

Total Time: 15 minutes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings : 12

Serving Size: 2 slices

This is a great recipe to make with young kids. They can help by mashing the chili beans, adding the shredded cheese, and using the pizza cutter to cut the quesadilla.

Directions

  1. Preheat a large non-stick frying pan over low heat, or warm an electric skillet to 150°.
  2. Place tortilla on a plate. Spread half of the mashed beans and cheese on tortilla. Top with a second tortilla.
  3. Slip filled tortilla into the frying pan and heat until cheese melts.
  4. Assemble second quesadilla while first one is heating.
  5. Use a pancake turner to transfer hot quesadilla to a plate. Warm second quesadilla.
  6. Cut each quesadilla into 6 pieces with a pizza cutter.
  7. Serve warm. Top with salsa and lettuce.