Grilled Corn, Zucchini, and Black Bean Quesadillas
Grilled Corn, Zucchini, and Black Bean Quesadillas
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 55 min
  • total: 1 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    Cooking corn this way adds a depth of flavor from the husk and keeps the kernels from drying out. Tossed together with zucchini and scallions, these quesadillas make for a super-satisfying vegetarian dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 2 ears of corn, unshucked
    • 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 bunch scallions (reserve 1 scallion for salsa)
    • 1 avocado, diced
    • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 pint (1 cup) cherry tomatoes, coarsely chopped
    • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • Pinch of cayenne pepper
    • 4 (8-inch) flour tortillas
    • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
    • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
    • Cilantro leaves with tender stems (for serving)
    • Lime wedges (for serving)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 989 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 47 g 72.93%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 79.99%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 38 mg 12.57%
    • Sodium: 1760 mg 73.34%
    • Calcium: 704 mg 70.43%
    • Potassium: 1157 mg 33.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 12 mg 65.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 121 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 67.58%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 29 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 31.36%
    • Vitamin C 36.53%
    • Vitamin D 2.33%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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