Black Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

Black Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword black beans, cheese, corn, Quesadillas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 546 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup corn (canned)
  • 15 oz black beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cups colby jack cheese (shredded)
  • 2 teaspoons butter


  1. Start by draining and rinsing corn and black beans then place in a small mixing bowl. Season with cumin and mix.

  2. Heat skillet over medium heat and 1/2 teaspoon of butter. Place a tortilla in the skillet and add 1/2 cup of shredded cheese along with a spoonful or two of your seasoned beans and corn. Fold in half and allow to cook for a few minutes before flipping. 

  3. Cook until cheese is melted then remove from the skillet. Repeat with the remaining tortillas. 

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean and Cheese Quesadillas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 546 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 624mg26%
Potassium 591mg17%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 10g40%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 820IU16%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 513mg51%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.