Chorizo and mixed bean quesadillas

Chorizo and mixed bean quesadillas


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About this recipe: A dish that bursts with flavour and is ready in 25 minutes. This delicious quesadilla contains a delightful mixture of chorizo, cheese and rice.

Serves: 2 

  • 150g to 280g peri peri rice
  • 200g mixed beans
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sundried tomato paste
  • 100g chorizo sausage, diced
  • 100g Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 large tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander, to garnish

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Microwave the rice for 2 minutes, according to pack instructions.
  2. Combine all ingredients with the rice. Divide the cheese and rice mixture between the tortillas, sprinkling one half of each tortilla evenly with the rice mix. Fold each tortilla in half and press down firmly. Stack the quesadillas on a plate and set aside.
  3. Warm a large frying pan over medium heat until hot then brush the pan lightly with oil. Cook each quesadilla for 2 minutes on either side until lightly toasted. Repeat with the remaining quesadillas, brushing the pan with oil between batches.
  4. Remove from the pan and cut each quesadilla into wedges, sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve immediately.

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