Black Bean & Chicken Quesadillas

Black Bean and Chicken Quesadillas
I’m VERY excited to be teaming up with a group of amazing bloggers today for the first EVER monthly ingredient challenge! Each month, this talented group of bloggers will bring together a series of incredible recipes for you with one key ingredient. This month, that ingredient is: CILANTRO!
Black Bean and Chicken Quesadillas
If you like Cilantro, you’re gonna want to stick around to see what everyone made!
I’m featuring a recipe that my family LOVES: our cheesy, black bean & chicken quesadillas.

Black Bean and Chicken Quesadillas

 

Ingredients

4 whole wheat tortillas
Cheese
Prepared chicken strips (1-2 breasts)
1/2  can of black beans
1 tbsp. cilantro
Zest and juice of 1/2 a lime
1/2 tbsp of oregano
1 Tsp of salt
Salsa, sour cream, and guacamole (if desired!)
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Mix cilantro, black beans (drained and rinsed), lime juice & zest, oregano, and salt in food processor until well blended. 
  Black Bean and Chicken Quesadillas
Spread black bean mixture on half of tortillas. Add chicken and cheese. Fold in half and place on baking sheet.
Bake at 400F for 5 minutes on each side.
  Black Bean and Chicken Quesadillas
Prepare guacamole, sour cream, and salsa for toppings. I used this EASY 5 minute guacamole recipe (also featuring cilantro!) with our quesadillas.
They take 25 minutes total to prepare and bake. You will NOT be disappointed if you try these at home!
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Be sure to check out the rest of the cilantro recipes below :)


Here’s a link to the easy peasy Guacamole recipe I used above too!

Easy 5 Minute Guacamole

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26 thoughts on “Black Bean & Chicken Quesadillas

  1. Yum yum! These look super delicious and healthy. Stopping by from I Should Be Mopping the Floor. Would love for you to stop by my baking blog to say hello!

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