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Black Bean Quesadilla recipe

Packed with robust flavor & cheesy goodness, this Black Bean Quesadilla recipe is anything but ordinary! It's an easy dinner or appetizer.

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Quesadillas 1x


  • 1 16 oz can black beans (drained)
  • 4 Chipotle peppers
  • 1/2 C finely diced carrots
  • 1 C fresh spinach
  • 1/2 C cilantro
  • 1/2 C cojito fresco cheese
  • 1/2 C shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 limes
  • 2 12 inch flour tortillias
  • pan spray


  1. In a small saucepan, add beans and carrots and 1/2 C water. Dice Chipotle peppers and add to beans.
  2. Cook over medium for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Using a large sauté pan, lightly spray one side of tortilla and place oil side down in pan.
  4. Split bean mix, cheeses, spinach and cilantro in half and place half of beans on tortilla and top with both cheeses, cilantro and spinach.
  5. Cook over medium heat until browned and cheese is melted. About 3-5 minutes.
  6. Cut lime into wedge and squeeze juice over spinach.
  7. Fold tortilla in half and remove from pan.
  8. Repeat with second tortillia.
  9. Cut into wedges and serve with salsa, sour cream or your favorite sides.


If you prefer your quesadillas less spicy, use half the amount of chipotles before adding to beans.

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Entrée
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Serving Size: 1 quesadilla
  • Calories: 485
  • Sugar: 3.7 g
  • Sodium: 651 mg
  • Fat: 10.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 78.3 g
  • Protein: 20.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.9 mg

Keywords: Mexican, quesadilla, vegetarian, meatless, black bean, tortilla, dinner, easy, appetizer, tailgating, game day

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