Tex Mex Quesadilla

Tex Mex Quesadillas

Flour tortillas filled with beans, corn, peppers, tomatoes and cheese then toasted until crisp. Quick and delicious! Instructions geared for ages 8 & up

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked or canned black beans
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 3/4 cup diced tomato
  • 3/4 cup diced red pepper
  • 200 g of grated cheddar cheese
  • ½ tsp chilli powder optional
  • 4 - 6 6 " tortilla wraps

Instructions

  • Have children collect and measure out the ingredients and check them off on the list to make sure all the ingredients have been collected.
  • Once all ingredients are collected have the children wash all the vegetables, and open the can of beans.
  • (Parent or older children) Cut tomato into quarters and have child(ren) remove seeds. (Parent or older children) Chop the tomato into small pieces, mix with chilli powder and set aside.
  • Have children use the masher to roughly mash up the beans, and set aside.
  • (Parent or older children) Chop pepper and cilantro up into small pieces and set aside.
  • Have children grate cheese and set aside.
  • Get everyone involved in assembling the quesadillas, sprinkle a little cheese on half of the tortilla, sprinkle a bit of each of the vegetables on top of the cheese and then top with a little bit more cheese. Fold tortilla in half.
  • (Parent or older children) Place assembled quesadilla onto a hot frying pan (medium heat). As the cheese starts to melt, flip the quesadilla over and toast the other side.
  • (Parent or older children) Cut quesadilla into 3. Serve with salsa, Greek yogurt and sprinkle with cilantro.

Notes

Tips:
For people who like spicy foods, add some hot pepper into your quesadilla!
Add left over chicken into your quesadilla! Just remember to then heat it to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F.