Mango Quesadillas

Mango Quesadillas


"The flavor and texture of mango goes well with black beans and Cheddar cheese in this easy main dish. The recipe uses vegetarian chicken substitute, but real chicken would work just as well."


30 m servings 503 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 503 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 24.2 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.2g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 23.2 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 1421 mg
  • 57%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the beans in a saucepan over medium heat, and cook 5 minutes. Partially mash with a potato masher or large spoon. Reduce heat to low, and keep warm until ready to serve.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion and red bell pepper. Season with chili powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, and basil. Cook and stir until vegetables are tender. Mix in mango and vegetarian chicken strips, and continue cooking about 2 minutes, until vegetarian chicken is heated through.
  3. In a separate skillet over medium heat, place the tortillas one at a time until soft and warm, about 2 minutes per side. Spread warm tortillas with equal amounts of the the black beans, mango mixture, Cheddar cheese, arugula, and jalapenos. Fold tortillas over the filling and top with salsa to serve.
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  1. 17 Ratings


We loved this recipe, I let my 15 year old select our menu for the week and this was one of his chooses. He loved it so much, he has been raving about it to his friends

I really enjoyed this. I did make a fair few changes though, mostly because I didn't have all the ingredients. I used real chicken, for one. I didn't have black beans, so used half a can of 'mix...

The smushed black beans didn't taste that great...definitely needs some salt, and still overpowered the rest of the quesadillas.

This was a great recipie I used homemade flour tortillas and piled it on big it made a great meal for the family and helped me to use up the extra mangos I had. The black beans added bulk and pr...

The flavor was really good, and would have been even better if we had a riper mango. I didn't add the cayenne or the chili pepper because I can't handle the heat lol. We used pinto beans inste...

This has become a staple in our house. We use frozen precooked chicken bits. Easy, tasty dinner.

I feel like this recipe wasn't quite a four star recipe but it deserved more than a three star. It delicious and very filling, however I did not add the veggie strips. I think maybe two pinche...

Interesting and delicious take on the standard quesadiilla. I recommend dicing the mangos very small as the sweet taste is a nice addition but when you bite into a larger chunk the contrast beco...

I made a variation of these one evening for dinner. Decided to throw in a couple cans of shredded chicken breast and after preparing the ingredients in the skillet I baked the quesadillas in th...