Edamame Succotash Quesadillas

Edamame Succotash Quesadillas

Serving Size: Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

    For the succotash:
  • 5 oz, frozen edamame, thawed
  • 1 15oz can corn, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • For the quesadillas:
  • 12oz shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mild White Cheddar
  • 8 tortillas, traditional or whole wheat

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine all the ingredients for the succotash. Taste for seasoning and add any additional spice as necessary.
  2. On a flat work surface, assemble each quesadilla one at a time: sprinkle a small handful of cheese on one side of the tortilla, spread a thin layer of succotash on top, and sprinkle with another small helping of cheese. Fold the tortilla in half and press down to make sure the quesadilla adheres. Repeat with the remaining tortillas. (You may have leftover succotash—try scrambling with eggs the next day!)
  3. Arrange the quesadillas on two cookie sheets. Place in the hot oven and broil until golden brown on the top and the cheese is melted through.

Notes

If the tortillas are not holding closed, you can use a second cookie sheet to weight them down in the oven. Simply place a sheet of tin foil over the quesadillas, followed by a second cookie sheet with something

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