Friday, February 27, 2015

28 Day Challenge....Day 27

Vegan, Plant Based dietQuesadillas.  Stuff these with mashed sweet potato, black beans and spices; stack a tortilla on top, and then pop it on the griddle.  Could not be simpler or tastier.

1 large sweet potato for every 4 quesadillas
8 ounces of black beans, drained and rinsed
½ tsp. cumin
½ tsp. chili powder
½ tsp. onion powder
¼ tsp. garlic powder
8 corn tortillas 
1 cup salsa
1 cup shredded fresh spinach
1 jalapeno, seeded and sliced
Optional ingredients, chopped tomato, cilantro sprigs, chopped onion

Scrub sweet potato and cook in microwave until done.  Scoop cooked sweet potato into a bowl and add spices to mix.  
Heat griddle or non-stick skillet over medium heat.  
Spread sweet potato mixture on a tortilla.  Spoon ¼ of beans on top.  Place on pan or griddle.  Place 2nd tortilla on top and press gently together.
Grill on one side until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.  Flip over and heat the second side until golden in spots, approximately 3 minutes. 
Top with salsa, spinach, jalapeño slices and other toppings to serve.
Repeat with the remaining ingredients and tortillas.

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