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Heart-Healthy Bean Quesadillas

Ingredients:

  • Coconut oil
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 container Better Beans Skillet Refried Red Beans
  • Flour tortillas
  • Shredded Cheese

Instructions:

Use a knife to cut your tortillas into a heart-shape, if desired. Heat up coconut oil in a large skillet. Add one tortilla and let it cook until lightly browned and flip over. Mix equal parts Better Beans Skillet Refried Beans and tomatoes in bowl and add to tortilla. Add shredded cheese and top with another tortilla and flip. Cook until cheese is melted. Enjoy!

How are beans Heart-Healthy? Beans contain soluble and insoluble fiber which are both good for the heart!

“Greater dietary fiber intake is associated with a lower risk of both cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease.”

Dietary fibre intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6879 (Published 19 December 2013)