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Quick Black Bean Quesadillas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Need a quick snack or appetizer? These bean and cheese quesadillas are the answer. I got the recipe at a Mexican festival that was held at our children’s school and have served them regularly ever since. —Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
Quick Black Bean Quesadillas Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped roasted sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 1 cup shredded Muenster or Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mash beans with a fork; stir in the green onion, red onion, pepper, cilantro, lime juice and garlic.
  2. Spread 1/4 cup bean mixture over half of each tortilla; top with 1/4 cup cheese. Fold over.
  3. Cook on a griddle coated with cooking spray over low heat, 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 quesadilla: 375 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 720mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 9g fiber), 16g protein.

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