Meatless Monday: Vegan Quesadillas

August 5, 2013

Vegan quesadillas are a quick and easy meatless meal.  Whole wheat vegan tortillas are sandwiched with vegetarian refried beans, salsa, vegetables, and vegan pepper jack cheese slices.  If you prefer your quesadillas with a little heat, add in chopped jalapenos or green chilies.  Serve this vegan meal with Spanish rice.

Vegan Quesadillas

Ingredients:

4 vegan tortillas - 10”
1/4 cup vegetarian refried beans
1 dash cumin
1/4 cup salsa
2 teaspoons fresh cilantro - diced
8 Rice Vegan Pepper Jack or Cheddar flavor slices
Various sliced vegetables (bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, etc.)
 
Directions:
 
Heat non-stick skillet.
 
Mix vegetarian refried beans, cumin and fresh cilantro.
 
Spread bean mixture over half of each tortilla.
 
Place the Rice Vegan slices over the beans, then cover with salsa.
 
Add fresh vegetables such as sliced bell peppers, mushrooms, asparagus and squash as desired.
 
Fold bottom half on top.
 
Heat in non-stick skillet on both sides until golden brown and slices are melted.
 
Cut each tortilla into 4 wedges and serve each person 2 wedges.

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