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Tuna, White Bean and Spinach Quesadilla

Imparting a very mild tuna flavor, and deliciously melted mozzarella cheese, these little quesadillas are the perfect quick prep, healthy lunch option or hearty after school snack.
4 Servings Meet The Cook Print
Tuna, White Bean and Spinach Quesadilla

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 16 ounces rinse and drain Cannellini (White) Beans, Canned
  • ¼ cups dice Onion, Red
  • ½ teaspoons Garlic Salt
  • ¼ cups Mayonnaise
  • 4 individual Flour Tortillas (8-inch/Med)
  • ½ cups Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded
  • 1 cup chop Spinach, Baby

Freezer Containers

  • 1 Gallon Freezer Bag

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. In a food processor, blend tuna, white beans, red onion, garlic salt and mayonnaise.
  2. Spread mixture onto one tortilla, all the way to the edges.
  3. Top with cheese, spinach and another tortilla.
  4. Repeat until all quesadillas are assembled.
  5. Lightly spray a non stick skillet or griddle with cooking spray and cook quesadillas over medium heat.
  6. After 5 minutes (or when bottom is golden brown) flip and cook an additional 2-3 minutes.
  7. Let cool on plate 5 minutes before cutting into wedges or strips.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a food processor, blend tuna, white beans, red onion, garlic salt and mayonnaise.
  2. Spread mixture onto one tortilla, all the way to the edges.
  3. Top with cheese, spinach and another tortilla.
  4. Repeat until all quesadillas are assembled.
  5. Lightly spray a non stick skillet or griddle with cooking spray and cook quesadillas over medium heat.
  6. After 5 minutes (or when bottom is golden brown) flip and cook and additional 2-3 minutes.
  7. Cool completely.
  8. Cut into wedges.
  9. Divide among indicated number of gallon freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Reheat in microwave for 45-60 seconds or until heated through.

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