Main Dishes

Veggie Black Bean Quinoa Quesadillas

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THESE ARE AWESOME. A great dish that is filling, healthy, full of protein and veggies! These quesadillas are great when you have some leftover quinoa. The cumin and paprika add a little spice and makes you want to eat the filling just by itself! The crisp tortilla with the soft gooey melted cheese and the spicy topping makes for a perfect lunch.

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1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1/2 cup frozen corn
7 oz fire-roasted canned tomatoes
1 can of black beans,drained and rinsed
sprinkle of red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and pepper to taste
1 red bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
3 flour tortillas
1 cup mozzarella cheese, divided
Cook the corn in a saucepan with a few cups of boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain the corn. Heat a large pan with olive oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the red bell pepper and mushrooms until tender. In...
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Nutritions

Calories
1196

Sodium
676mg
28% DV

Fat
39g
60% DV

Protein
52g
104% DV

Carbs
119g
40% DV

Fiber
25g
102% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV