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Breakfast Quesadilla

  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 3-5 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 1

    Serving

  • 471 Calories
  • 23g Fat
  • 46g Carbs
  • 23g Protein
  • Instructions & Tools

    Instructions

Ingredients

  • 1 Serving
  • 471 Calories
  • 23g Fat
  • 46g Carbs
  • 23g Protein
  • 13-15 Mins Total Time
  • 1 Medium Avocado
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Spinach, chopped
  • ¼ Cup Canned Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • ⅛ Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 2 Corn Tortillas
Recipe adapted from cookieandkate.com

Nourishment Note

Instructions

  • 1 Serving
  • 471 Calories
  • 23g Fat
  • 46g Carbs
  • 23g Protein
  • 13-15 Mins Total Time
  • 1

    Mash Avocado Mash the avocado in a small bowl using a fork. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

  • 2

    Scramble Eggs Scramble the eggs in a small bowl using a fork.

  • 3

    Cook Spinach, Eggs & Beans Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a medium-sized skillet. Add the spinach and cook, until wilted about 1-2 minutes. Pour in the eggs and cook on a medium-low setting. Add the black beans and continue cooking until the mixture is set, about 1-3 minutes. Transfer the eggs to a bowl.

  • 4

    Prepare the Quesadilla In a large skillet, warm two tortillas over medium-high heat. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of cheese on one tortilla, then add the eggs on top. Sprinkle the other 2 tablespoons of cheese on top of the eggs and place the tortilla on top. Using the spatula, gently press the quesadilla together.

  • 5

    Cook the Quesadilla Cook the quesadilla for 1 minute, then flip using the spatula. Cook for another 1-2 minutes, or until the tortilla appears lightly brown and crispy.

  • 6

    Cut & Serve Cut into triangles and serve with 2 tablespoons mashed avocado.

Recipe adapted from cookieandkate.com

Allergen Swap

  • EEggs

    Replace the eggs with tofu or omit the eggs.

  • CCorn

    Replace the corn tortillas with flour tortillas.

  • DDairy

    Replace the cheddar cheese with a dairy-free version.

PD Cooking Tips

  • Ask for Assistance

    Ask a friend or family member to help prepare this dish when energy levels are low.

  • Use Immersion Blender

    If available, use an immersion blender to mash the avocado. It can also be used to whisk the eggs together.

  • Use Pizza Cutter

    A pizza cutter can be used to cut the quesadilla into triangles.

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