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*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 624mg 26%
Potassium 591mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 3g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 16.4%
Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 51.3%
Iron 22.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.