Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Quesadillas — Rainbow Plant Life

Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Quesadillas — Rainbow Plant Life
Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Quesadillas — Rainbow Plant Life
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  • Ingredients

    • Mexican Cheese Sauce
    • 1 cup (~120g) raw cashews, soaked overnight (or soaked in boiling water for 1 hour)
    • 1/2 cup (~112g) vegan unsweetened plain yogurt (I used this one)
    • 2 tablespoons water or vegetable broth
    • 1/2 cup (~120g) salsa of choice, but not a chunky variety (I used this one)
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
    • Buffalo Chickpea Filling
    • 1/4 cup (~56g) vegan butter
    • 4 tablespoons Frank’s hot sauce (original cayenne or Xtra hot), or hot sauce of choice
    • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    • A pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
    • A pinch of kosher salt
    • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar or brown sugar
    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1 large yellow onion, diced
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas (~440g), drained and rinsed
    • 1 bunch of scallions (~6-8 scallions), white and light green parts only, sliced thinly
    • For serving
    • 8 large flour tortillas (can use gluten-free tortillas like this)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 702 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 57 g 87.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 31 g 153.15%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 127 mg 42.38%
    • Sodium: 3278 mg 136.56%
    • Calcium: 235 mg 23.49%
    • Potassium: 376 mg 10.74%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.68%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 60.86%
    • Vitamin C 23.1%
    • Vitamin D 12.5%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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