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Cheese & Bean Quesadilla Bento Box

This lunchbox is packed with fiber and protein to keep your kiddo fueled all day at school! These cheese and bean quesadillas are simple to prep and easy to add veggies like spinach, peppers or mushrooms. Serve with guacamole for dipping and an added dose of good fats.

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Cheese & Bean Quesadilla Bento Box

Cheese & Bean Quesadilla Bento Box

This lunchbox is packed with fiber and protein to keep your kiddo fueled all day at school! These cheese and bean quesadillas are simple to prep and easy to add veggies like spinach, peppers or mushrooms. Serve with guacamole for dipping and an added dose of good fats.

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large whole wheat tortilla
  • 1/2 cup white beans, drained, rinsed, smashed
  • 1/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 small apple, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. guacamole

Instructions

  1. Heat skillet over medium heat.
  2. Spread smashed beans on tortilla. Top with cheese. Fold in half and place in skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes per side or until tortilla is crisp and cheese melts. Cut into fourths.
  3. Serve with guacamole and apple slices.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 326Total Fat: 12gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 446mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 18gSugar: 12gProtein: 12g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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