21 Day Fix Black Bean Quesadilla (vegetarian)
The 21 Day Fix Black Bean Quesadilla is a healthy vegetarian dinner idea with 500 calorie and 22.5 g of protein. This recipe is done in 20 minutes and also Aldi friendly.
Are you searching for a healthy (21 day fix), low calorie mexican dinner recipe that is vegan or vegetarian?
Today I have a 21 Day Fix Vegetarian Tortilla Recipe for you that you can also turn into a vegan recipe. It is a clean eating and nutritious recipe that will please your whole family.
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I always like to try vegan or vegetarian recipes to mix up my diet and balance my meat intake. Also meatless recipes are less expensive.
Beans and lentils are a great meat substitute for so many recipes. They are high in fiber and protein and help you stay full longer. I bought the fresh salsa from ALDI to make this recipe easy and quick. You can also make your own fresh salsa if you like.
What if I like a vegan recipe?
To make this 21 day fix black bean quesadilla recipe a vegan option simple leave out the cheese. As a substitute to cheese you can sprinkle on some nutritional yeast flakes, which is high in protein and B-vitamins.
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For one Quesadilla you count 1 yellow, 1/2 green, 1 red, 1 blue containers, or 500 calories. You can add more salsa and make it one green container, you can also use 2 tortillas (2 yellow) and divide one red container of beans.
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How to prepare the 21 day fix black bean quesadilla
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Heat the black beans in a pot or microwave and season with cumin,salt, paprika powder, and chili powder. Then mash the beans with a fork. To make one quesadilla heat up 1t of veggie oil in a pan and add one large tortilla. Use 1/3 cup of cheese per tortilla.
Sprinkle some of the cheese on one side of the tortilla and add 3/4 cup of beans. Then add the rest of the cheese on top and flip over the other side of the tortilla.Press down with the spatula to flatten the quesadilla. Once the cheese is melted, turn the quesadilla over and bake the other side until cheese is melted. Press down with the spatula to flatten the quesadilla.
Top with fresh salsa. ENJOY!