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Sweet Potato & Bean Quesadillas Recipe

Sweet Potato & Bean Quesadillas Recipe

Sweet potatoes and black beans roll up together for a quesadilla that’s easy, fast, fun and delicious. — Brittany Hubbard, Gering, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 3/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup salsa

Directions

  • 1. Scrub sweet potatoes; pierce several times with a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high 7-9 minutes or until very tender, turning once.
  • 2. When cool enough to handle, cut each potato lengthwise in half. Scoop out pulp. Spread onto one half of each tortilla; top with beans and cheese. Fold other half of tortilla over filling.
  • 3. Heat a griddle or skillet over medium heat. Cook quesadillas 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 quesadilla with 3 tablespoons salsa equals 306 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 531 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 11 g protein.