Swap your typical meat-filled quesadilla for flavorful black beans and veggies! These Black Bean Quesadillas are delicious—a recipe you’ll come back to time and time again. Top the cheesy dish with sour cream or salsa for a tasty Tex-Mex meal. Black Bean Quesadillas are so yummy, you won’t miss the meat!

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  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 ounce low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon salsa


Step 1 –Spray a skillet with cooking spray.

Step 2 –Saute the onions and the peppers in a pan over medium heat until they are tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 3 –Add in the black beans, cumin, and cilantro, making sure that the beans are warmed through.

Step 4 –Transfer the bean mixture to a mixing bowl.

Step 5 –Put one of the tortillas into a skillet.

Step 6 –Add in the bean mixture, cheese, and another tortilla on top.

Step 7 –Heat the tortilla until it starts to crisp on both sides, flipping so that each side gets crisp, about 2 minutes per side.

Step 8 –Move the quesadilla to a plate, cut it into wedges and serve warm with the sour cream and salsa.