Diabetes Recipe: Black Bean Mango and Chicken Quesadillas with Salad
Don’t underestimate this simple and cost-friendly dish. It’s a great mix of flavor with beans, chicken, and sweet mango. Serving the quesadilla over salad turns it into a complete meal.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
This Recipe Serves 4
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup cooked chicken, diced
2 tablespoons red onion, diced
¼ teaspoon cumin
½ cup mango, diced
8 corn tortillas
8 tablespoons reduced-fat, shredded cheddar cheese
8 cups romaine lettuce salad
4 tablespoons Light Fiesta-Salsa Ranch Salad Dressing
- Spray a pan with cooking spray and heat it over medium-high. Add the black beans, chicken, red onions, and cumin; sauté for about 5 minutes. Add the mango and sauté for 1 minute. Remove the mixture from the pan and set aside in a bowl.
- Spray the pan with cooking spray. Place 1 tortilla in the pan and spread 2 tablespoons cheese on top of the tortilla. Add ½ cup chicken/black bean mixture, and place another tortilla on top. Cook for 1-2 minutes, flip, and cook for 1-2 more minutes; until the cheese is melted.
- Repeat this procedure for the remaining 3 quesadillas. Cut the quesadillas into triangles.
- Serve one quesadilla over 2 cups lettuce salad and top with 1 tablespoon salad dressing. Repeat this procedure for the remaining 3 salads.
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm all ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.
Recipe Cost: $10.00