Meal Kit

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

With Oaxacan Cheese, Black Beans, and Chipotle Crema

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Cook Within: 7 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

  • Vegetarian
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We stuff fresh tortillas with roasted vegetables and creamy Oaxacan cheese for a lighter twist on this satisfying Tex-Mex classic. These crispy, flavor-packed quesadillas are topped with a cool, yet spicy, chipotle crema, and are an excellent way to get in two full servings of veggies. Kale and asparagus in a quesadilla? Don't knock it 'til you've tried it.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 15½ oz. Canned Black Beans
  • 1 Red Onion
  • Info
    6 6" Flour Tortillas
  • 4 oz. Asparagus
  • Info
    4 oz. Sour Cream
  • Info
    4 oz. Shredded Chihuahua Cheese
  • 2 oz. Kale
  • 4 Cilantro Sprigs
  • 2 Oregano Sprigs
  • 1 tsp. Chipotle Powder

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Medium Pan

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees and prepare a baking sheet with foil or use a non-stick baking pan. Thoroughly rinse produce and pat dry. Stem and slice kale into thin ribbons. Stem and coarsely chop cilantro. Peel, halve, and slice onion into thin strips. Trim ends from asparagus and slice into 2" pieces. Drain and rinse black beans.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Chipotle Crema

    Combine sour cream and chipotle powder (to taste- it's spicy) in a mixing bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve. Chipotle powder is made from smoked, dried, and ground jalapeño chiles and can pack a punch: use judiciously.

  3. 3

    Roast the Vegetables

    Place onion, asparagus, 1 tsp. olive oil, dried oregano, and a pinch of salt and pepper on baking sheet and toss, ensuring vegetables are evenly coated with oil and spices. Roast for 7-10 minutes, or until vegetables are soft and slightly caramelized. Transfer vegetables to a plate and allow baking sheet to cool and cover with a new sheet of foil.

  4. 4

    Assemble the Quesadillas

    Place 6 tortillas on work surface. Add cheese, black beans, roasted asparagus, roasted onion, and kale equally into tortillas. Fold tortillas in half and transfer to prepared baking sheet.

  5. 5

    Bake the Quesadillas

    Lightly coat top of the folded tortillas with cooking spray and cover with another baking sheet. Place a casserole dish or heavy pan on top baking sheet to "press" quesadillas as they cook. Bake for 7-10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and quesadillas are warm throughout.

  6. 6

    Plate the Dish

    Cut quesadillas in half and arrange 6 triangles against one another in middle of a plate. Garnish with a dollop of chilled chipotle crema and chopped cilantro.

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