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Meatless Quesadillas Recipe

Meatless Quesadillas Recipe

A vegetarian main dish that will even please meat eaters.

What you'll need

  • 8 flour or corn tortillas
  • 1 15-oz. can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 plum tomato, diced
  • Optional toppings: plain yogurt, cheddar cheese, diced jalapeƱo peppers, salsa

How to make it

  1. Lay out 4 tortillas on a flat surface.
  2. In a bowl, mash together kidney beans and ricotta cheese. Spread some on each of the tortillas. Scatter diced peppers and tomatoes on top of the bean-cheese spread, and cover with the remaining 4 tortillas.
  3. Spray a 10-inch skillet with nonstick spray and heat over a medium flame. Cook the quesadillas, one at a time, for 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until the tortilla begins to brown and become crisp. Cut each quesadilla into quarters and serve with optional toppings. Makes 4 servings.