• 12 Ratings

This homemade quesadilla recipe is a strong source of protein in its vegetarian bean and corn quesadilla state, but for even more satisfaction, feel free to layer in sliced steak or grilled shrimp.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray; set aside. For crema, in a small bowl combine sour cream, the 1 teaspoon lime peel, 2 teaspoons of the lime juice, the honey, and salt.

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  • For the crema, in a medium bowl combine soybeans and black beans. Use a potato masher to coarsely mash the beans, leaving some of them whole. Add half of the crema, the corn, green onions, cumin, pepper, and the remaining 1 teaspoon lime juice.

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  • Arrange tortillas on a work surface. Sprinkle cheese over half of each tortilla. Top cheese with corn-bean mixture. Sprinkle evenly with cilantro; fold unfilled halves of tortillas over filled halves, making half moon shapes.

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  • Arrange quesadillas on prepared baking sheet. Lightly coat tops of quesadillas with cooking spray. Bake about 8 minutes or until lightly golden. Transfer to a cutting board. Cut each quesadilla into three wedges. Serve with the remaining crema; if desired, sprinkle with additional lime peel.

Health Tip:

Fiber and protein-rich edamame are a natural source of antioxidants and isoflavones which may help reduce the risk of breast cancer and heart disease, as well as ease menopausal symptoms.

Nutrition Facts

341 calories; 8 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 19 mg cholesterol; 603 mg sodium. 353 mg potassium; 51 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 18 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1215 IU vitamin a; 21 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 28 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 303 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;


12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1