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Gluten-Free Plant Quesadillas
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Gluten-Free Vegan Quesadillas

They're heavenly – and easy!
Course: appetizer, lunch, main course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: corn-free, gluten-free, grain-free, oil-free, plant based, soy-free, vegan, wheat-free, yeast-free
Servings: 4 quesadillas
Calories: 345kcal

Equipment

  • small saucepan
  • flat cast iron griddle, cast iron skillet, or other heavy bottomed skillet

Ingredients

  • 8 gluten-free tortillas, such as Siete brand's almond tortillas or homemade cassava flour tortillas
  • 1 16-ounce can salt-free refried pinto or black beans, or homemade (you'll have some leftover)
  • 4 ounces dairy-free cheese, such as Miyoko's Vegan Mozzarella, grated
  • 4 roasted red peppers, cut into strips

Instructions

  • Warm up the refried beans in a small saucepan. In the meantime, warm up the griddle/skillet over low heat.
  • Once the beans and pan are warmed up, spread a goodly amount of beans on one tortilla. Evenly cover the beans with a generous layer of grated cheese (about 1 ounce), then arrange roasted red pepper strips on top. Cover with another tortilla.
  • Put the quesadilla onto the pan and turn the heat up to medium/high. Cook until the first side is golden, then flip and cook the second side until golden and the cheese is melted.
  • Transfer the quesadilla to a cutting board and let it cool for about a minute, then cut into quarters using a pizza cutter or knife.
  • Repeat this process to make the rest of the quesadillas.

Nutrition

Serving: 1quesadilla | Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 350mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 13mg