Turkey, Black Bean, Avocado Grilled Quesadillas
These ground turkey, black bean, and avocado grilled quesadillas are packed with protein and flavor, making it a popular choice for anyone looking for an easy meal that’s satisfying! Whether you’re cooking for yourself or feeding a crowd, ground turkey grilled quesadillas are sure to be a hit at any mealtime.
- 8 Servings
- 10 mins Prep Time
- 30 mins Total Time
- 1 package Ground Turkey (any lean point)
- 8 small flour tortillas
- 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 2 avocados, diced
- 14 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 packet taco seasoning
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 3 green onions, chopped
- 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided in half
- Sour cream, for topping
- Cilantro, chopped for garnish
Step 1Preheat a cast iron skillet on the grill to medium high heat.
Step 2Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil and sauté the green peppers for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step 3Add the Ground Turkey to the cast iron skillet and continue to cook for 4-5 minutes.
Step 4Sprinkle on the taco seasoning and continue cooking until the turkey is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
Step 5To the skillet, add in the black beans and diced green onion and stir well. Set aside.
Step 6To assemble the quesadillas, brush one side of the tortillas with the remaining olive oil.
Step 7On the side of the tortilla with no oil, layer cheese, the ground turkey mixture, diced avocado, and fold the tortilla in half.
Step 8Carefully place the folded tortillas on the grill and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until the cheese is melted and the quesadilla is browned on both sides.
Step 9Repeat with the remaining quesadillas and set aside.
Step 10Slice each tortilla into 2 pieces and top with sour cream and cilantro.
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