A breakfast quesadilla is a convenient and healthy recipe for busy mornings when you want something easy and nutritious!
Eggs are a great source of protein and fat to keep you fuller for longer and support brain health. Avocado is also a healthy source of fats and vitamin E to support skin health. Pinto beans contain plant-based protein and pack in fiber that promotes gut health. Tomatoes and spinach are rich inn vitamin C to boost immunity. Cheese contains calcium and protein to support and maintain strong bones.
1 whole wheat or corn tortilla
2 eggs + 2 egg whites
1 cup spinach
¼ cup tomatoes, sliced
¼ cup cheddar cheese, shredded
⅓ cup pinto beans, rinsed and drained
½ avocado (optional)
Feel free to make this recipe your own based on what you like or what you already have. Sub egg whites to lower the overall fat content of the recipe. You can use your favorite recipe for refried beans or use black beans instead of pinto beans. Add your favorite vegetables or any you already have in the fridge and need to use!
Step by Step Instructions
Whisk eggs and egg whites in a small bowl; Sauté tomatoes and spinach in a skillet over low heat
Pour egg mixture into skillet and allow to cook over medium heat; Season with black pepper; Fold over
Place tortilla on a plate; Sprinkle with cheese and add pinto beans; Transfer egg mixture on top and fold over
Optional: Mash avocado with a fork and spoon on top of egg mixture
Cut into fours; Enjoy!