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Bean and Cheese Quesadilla

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Why I Love This Recipe

I love quesadillas but I am always looking for a way to get them to be a little healthier. This has been a great lunch for me while on summer vacation.

Ingredients You'll Need

2-6in ww tortillas
1 oz shredded low fat Cheddar cheese
1/3 c canned black beans, rinsed and drained
3 Tbsp chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp chopped scallions
2 Tbsp salsa
1 med pear, seeded and chopped
2 Tbsp pomegranate seeds (or dried cranberries)
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp fresh parsley


Fill two 6" whole wheat tortillas with 1 oz shredded low-fat, low-sodium Cheddar cheese; 1/3 c canned black beans, rinsed and drained; 3 Tbsp chopped cilantro; and 1 Tbsp chopped scallions. Grill on both sides (about 5 minutes each) and top with 2 Tbsp salsa mixed with 1 med tomato, diced. On the side, mix 1 med pear, seeded and chopped; 2 Tbsp pomegranate seeds (or dried cranberries); 2 tsp lemon juice (fresh or bottled); and 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley. Serve with 1/2 c low-calorie cranberry juice mixed with 1 c sparkling water over crushed ice

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