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Turkey Quesadillas with Black Bean Guacamole

These quesadillas are worth adding to your weeknight rotation, especially with lean, affordable ground turkey. Stir black beans right into the homemade guacamole to dollop on top.

Serves 6
Ready in 30 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 25 mins
920 calories per serving


> 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
> 1 orange bell pepper, chopped
> 1 lb lean ground turkey
> 2 tsp chili powder, divided
> 8 flour tortillas
> 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
> 2 avocados, pitted and peeled
> 1 (15.5 oz) can low sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
> 1 lime


In a 12" skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil on medium-high. Add bell pepper and turkey. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, until turkey is no longer pink, breaking up with back of wooden spoon. Stir in 1 teaspoon chili powder and season with salt and pepper.
In a cast-iron skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Lay 1 tortilla flat in skillet. Sprinkle some cheese on one side of tortilla. Spoon some turkey mixture on top and carefully fold tortilla in half. Cook 1 minute per side, until crispy. Transfer to cutting board and repeat with remaining tortillas. Cut quesadillas into thirds.
In a medium bowl, mash avocados. Add beans, juice from lime and remaining 1 teaspoon chili powder. Season with salt and pepper. Mix to combine. Serve with quesadillas.

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