Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

Categories: Appetizers,Beans & Legumes

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1 teaspoon olive oil, plus more for cooking the quesadillas
1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
1 tomato, diced
1 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
1 tsp. ground cumin
salt, to taste
cayenne, to taste
juice of 1 lime
8 (7-inch) whole wheat tortillas
3/4 cup grated vegan mozzarella cheese
1 Tbsp. fresh chopped cilantro

Heat olive oil in a medium sized saute pan over medium heat. Add red peppers, tomatoes, corn, and black beans. Season with cumin, salt, and cayenne. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.

Add the lime juice, stir to combine, and remove from heat.

To assemble: Lay one tortilla in a hot skillet. Add 1/4 cup filling and then top with 2 tablespoon grated cheese and cilantro. Top with another tortilla and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until slightly browned on the bottom tortilla. Flip and cook on the other side until slightly browned and the cheese has melted.

Makes: 4 quesadillas, Preparation time: 20 minutes, Cooking time: 30 minutes

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