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Cheesy Cowboy Quesadillas

 
Cheesy Cowboy Quesadillas
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This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $1.31

$1.31 per serving

15 people like this recipe

15 likes

This recipe is ready in 10 minutes

Ready in 10 minutes

4 gluten-free,gluten free Mexican
spoonacular Score:59%

Spoonacular Score: 59%

 

Cheesy Cowboy Quesadillas takes about 10 minutes from beginning to end. One serving contains 505 calories, 26g of protein, and 27g of fat. This recipe serves 4. For $1.28 per serving, this recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 16 people have tried and liked this recipe. Head to the store and pick up cheese, cream cheese, canned black beans, and a few other things to make it today. It works well as a Mexican hor d'oeuvre. It is brought to you by Pink When. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. With a spoonacular score of 68%, this dish is good. Try Cowboy Quesadillas, Cheesy Quesadillas, and Cheesy Quesadillas for similar recipes.

Mexican on the menu? Try pairing with Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé. Acidic white wines like riesling or low-tannin reds like pinot noir can work well with Mexican dishes. Sparkling rosé is a safe pairing too. The Mark West Black Label Monterey County Pinot Noir with a 4.1 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 13 dollars per bottle.

Mark West Black Label Monterey County Pinot Noir

The deepest, darkest, smoothest Pinot in Mark West's collection, with notes of black cherries, plums, mocha, vanilla, and caramel.Pairs perfectly with grilled lamb chops, gourmet flatbread pizza, and pulled pork sandwiches.

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Ingredients

Servings:
0.5
0.5  diced bell pepper
diced bell pepper
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp butter
butter
1 can
1 can canned black beans
canned black beans
1 cup
1 cup cheese
cheese
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps chili powder
chili powder
0.5 cups
0.5 cups corn
corn
4 oz
4 oz cream cheese
cream cheese
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cumin
cumin
1 tsp
1 tsp garlic
garlic
0.25 cups
0.25 cups diced onions
diced onions
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
1 cup
1 cup shredded chicken
shredded chicken
4
4  white tortillas
white tortillas
0.5  diced bell pepper
0.5
diced bell pepper
1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp
butter
1 can canned black beans
1 can
canned black beans
1 cup cheese
1 cup
cheese
0.5 tsps chili powder
0.5 tsps
chili powder
0.5 cups corn
0.5 cups
corn
4 oz cream cheese
4 oz
cream cheese
0.5 tsps cumin
0.5 tsps
cumin
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp
garlic
0.25 cups diced onions
0.25 cups
diced onions
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
1 cup shredded chicken
1 cup
shredded chicken
4  white tortillas
4
white tortillas

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pink When

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.32
Ingredient
½ diced bell pepper
1 tablespoon butter
1 can canned black beans
1 cup cheese
½ teaspoons chili powder
½ cups corn
4 ounces cream cheese
½ teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon garlic
¼ cups diced onions
1 cup shredded chicken
4 white tortillas
Price
$0.30
$0.12
$0.76
$1.21
$0.06
$0.25
$1.17
$0.07
$0.06
$0.09
$0.70
$0.51
$5.30

Tips

Health Tips

  • To make baked goods lighter and sneak in some extra nutrition, you can swap half the butter or oil (sometimes even all of it!) with an equal amount of unsweetened applesauce.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • To increase the protein in this recipe, you might experiment with using yogurt or cottage cheese (blended first to achieve a smooth texture) in place of the cream cheese.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • If you need to soften a block of cream cheese before using it, you can unwrap it and heat it in the microwave on high for 10-15 seconds at a time until it is soft enough.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
511 Calories
27g Protein
27g Total Fat
40g Carbs
11% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
511
26%

Fat
27g
42%

  Saturated Fat
14g
91%

Carbohydrates
40g
14%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
94mg
32%

Sodium
1520mg
66%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
27g
55%

Phosphorus
439mg
44%

Fiber
9g
37%

Selenium
22µg
32%

Calcium
314mg
31%

Folate
125µg
31%

Vitamin C
23mg
29%

Vitamin A
1390IU
28%

Vitamin B3
5mg
26%

Manganese
0.5mg
25%

Vitamin B1
0.37mg
24%

Vitamin B2
0.39mg
23%

Iron
4mg
23%

Potassium
622mg
18%

Magnesium
70mg
18%

Vitamin B6
0.35mg
17%

Zinc
2mg
17%

Copper
0.3mg
15%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Vitamin B12
0.41µg
7%

Vitamin E
0.7mg
5%

Vitamin K
4µg
4%

Vitamin D
0.39µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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