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Bell Pepper and Black Bean Quesadillas

Bell Pepper and Black Bean Quesadillas

with an Arugula and Heirloom Tomato Salad

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Well, you can mash some beans and you can give them a cheesy twist. But we’re telling you: you ain’t never had quesadillas quite like this. They’re stuffed with bell pepper and seasoned in a way that’s garlicky and bold—basically all the wholesome goodness you can fit in a tortilla fold. Add a zingy lime- and honey-dressed salad on the side and this meal is guaranteed to take you for a thrilling ride.

Allergens:WheatMilk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

1 unit

Yellow Onion

2 clove

Garlic

1 unit

Bell Pepper

1 box

Black Beans

4 ounce

Heirloom Grape Tomatoes

1 unit

Lime

1 tablespoon

Mexican Spice Blend

2 unit

Flour Tortilla

(ContainsWheat)

1 cup

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 teaspoon

Honey

2 ounce

Arugula

2 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(ContainsMilk)

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Olive Oil

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2929 kJ
Calories700 kcal
Fat24 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate78 g
Sugar10 g
Dietary Fiber22 g
Protein36 g
Cholesterol40 mg
Sodium980 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Bowl
Large Bowl
Strainer
Large Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Prep
Prep
1

Wash and dry all produce. Halve, peel, and finely chop onion. Mince or grate garlic. Core, seed, and thinly slice bell pepper. Drain and rinse beans, then place in a medium bowl. Halve tomatoes. Squeeze juice from lime into a large bowl.

Cook Veggies
Cook Veggies
2

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, tossing, until softened and translucent, 4-5 minutes. Toss in bell pepper and Mexican spice blend. Cook until softened and edges are starting to brown, 5-6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Mash and Cook Beans
Mash and Cook Beans
3

While veggies cook, mash beans in bowl with a fork until paste-like but still chunky. Add to pan with veggies once bell pepper is softened. Cook, tossing, until warmed through, 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer everything to a medium bowl (you can use the same one as before) and wipe out pan.

Make Quesadillas
Make Quesadillas
4

Place a tortilla in same pan over medium heat. Sprinkle ¼ cup mozzarella over one half of the tortilla. Top with half the veggie mixture, followed by another ¼ cup mozzarella. Fold tortilla over to form a quesadilla. Cook until outside is toasted and cheese is melty, 2-3 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining tortilla, mozzarella, and veggie mixture.

Make Salad
Make Salad
5

Add a drizzle of olive oil and 1 tsp honey (we sent more) to bowl with lime juice and whisk to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Add arugula and tomatoes and toss to combine.

Cut and Serve
Cut and Serve
6

Cut quesadillas into wedges. Serve with salad on the side and sour cream for dipping.