Fiesta Quesadillas

Looking for a Mexican-inspired appetizer? Then check out these cheesy quesadillas packed with Old El Paso® refried beans, corn and tomatoes wrapped in flour tortillas. Ready in 25 minutes!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

1
(10-oz.) can diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained
1
(7-oz.) can Green Giant™ Niblets® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, drained
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
16
(6-inch) flour tortillas
1
cup Old El Paso™ Fat Free Refried Beans (from 16-oz. can)
8
oz. (2 cups) shredded Mexican natural cheese blend

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine tomatoes, corn and cilantro; mix well.
  • 2 Spread each of 8 tortillas with 2 tablespoons refried beans. Top each of remaining 8 tortillas with 1/4 cup cheese and scant 2 tablespoons corn mixture; spread evenly. Cover each with 1 bean-covered tortilla, bean side down.
  • 3 In large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat 1 quesadilla for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted and tortilla is toasted.* Remove quesadilla from skillet; repeat with remaining quesadillas.**
  • 4 To serve, cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. If desired, serve with nonfat sour cream and salsa.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine tomatoes, corn and cilantro; mix well.
  • 2 Spread each of 8 tortillas with 2 tablespoons refried beans. Top each of remaining 8 tortillas with 1/4 cup cheese and scant 2 tablespoons corn mixture; spread evenly. Cover each with 1 bean-covered tortilla, bean side down.
  • 3 In large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat 1 quesadilla for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted and tortilla is toasted.* Remove quesadilla from skillet; repeat with remaining quesadillas.**
  • 4 To serve, cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. If desired, serve with nonfat sour cream and salsa.

EXPERT TIPS

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* A large griddle heated to 400°F. can be used to heat 3 or 4 quesadillas at a time. ** At this point, quesadillas can be wrapped in foil and placed in a warm oven until serving time.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.