Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Grilled Chicken Black Bean Quesadillas

These are quick, delicious and healthy!!

Grilled Chicken Black Bean Quesadillas


1 can black beans - rinsed and drained
2 chicken breasts - grilled, cooled and chopped
1 (8 ounce) bag mixed grated Mexican or Taco cheeses
1/3 cup chopped cilantro - divided
1 small white onion chopped finely - divided
8 (10-inch) flour tortillas
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil - divided
2 large tomatoes, chopped
1/2 lime - juiced
salt and pepper


1. Heat dry grill pan until hot.
2. Mash half of the beans in a large bowl.
3. Add the rest of the beans, chopped chicken, cheese, 1/4 cup cilantro, and half of the onion to the mashed beans. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Divide mixture evenly over half of each tortilla and fold in half.
5. Brush oil onto grill pan and cook quesadillas until they are golden and the cheese is melted.
6. Meanwhile, combine chopped tomatoes with remaining cilantro and onion, lime juice, salt and pepper. Let the salsa sit to combine flavors and serve with quesadillas and sour cream.