Spicy Black Bean Quesadillas
If you’re in the mood for a zesty and satisfying meal, look no further than these Spicy Black Bean Quesadillas. With a perfect balance of flavors and a hint of heat, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household.
- 2 cups cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1-2 fresh jalapenos, sliced
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8 medium flour tortillas
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Start by preheating a large skillet over medium heat.
- In a bowl, mix the black beans, diced red onion, cilantro, sliced jalapenos, ground cumin, and chili powder. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place a tortilla on the preheated skillet and sprinkle a layer of shredded Monterey Jack cheese on half of the tortilla.
- Spoon a generous amount of the black bean mixture over the cheese and fold the tortilla in half, pressing gently with a spatula.
- Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until the tortilla is crispy and the cheese is melted. Repeat the process for the remaining tortillas.
- Once cooked, remove the quesadillas from the skillet and let them cool slightly before slicing them into wedges.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Spicy Black Bean Quesadillas are a mouthwatering blend of flavors, featuring melted Monterey Jack cheese, zesty jalapenos, and a mix of spices that create a symphony of taste in every bite.
Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 40g, Protein: 14g
Savor the warmth and goodness of these quesadillas that are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a casual weekend lunch. The combination of gooey cheese and the boldness of black beans makes for an inviting meal that’s both comforting and exciting. Serve with a dollop of sour cream, a side of fresh salsa, or even a simple guacamole for a delightful dining experience that will surely leave everyone craving for more.