Black Bean And Goat Cheese Quesadillas Recipe

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Black Bean and Goat Cheese Quesadillas

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

Great for game day.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
cooked and drained black beans
1/2 c
finely chopped red onion
2
ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/2 c
fresh cilantro leaves, packed
2
fresh jalapeno chiles, seeded and chopped
1
lime, juiced
salt and pepper, to taste
4 oz
chevre cheese (soft goat cheese)
4 oz
monterey jack cheese (or cotija), grated
butter, softened (or high-heat oil)
8
(10-inch) flour or whole wheat tortillas
sour cream and salsa for topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl combine black beans, red onions, tomatoes, cilantro, chiles and lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
2
Combine chèvre and grated cheese together in a small bowl.
3
Preheat a 10-inch or larger skillet on medium heat. Spread softened butter or oil on one side of two tortillas. Place one tortilla, butter-side down, in the hot skillet. Spread 1/4 of the cheese mixture on top of tortilla and top with 1/4 of the black bean mixture. Place the other tortilla, butter side up, on top.
4
Cook until the bottom tortilla is golden brown; using a pancake turner, carefully flip the quesadilla over and cook until golden brown on the other side. Repeat process 3 more times with remaining tortillas and filling.
5
To serve, cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges and serve with a dollop of sour cream and salsa on the side.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtag: #game-day