Spicy Black Bean Quesadillas

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


  1. Start by preheating a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. 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.
  3. Place a tortilla on the preheated skillet and sprinkle a layer of shredded Monterey Jack cheese on half of the tortilla.
  4. Spoon a generous amount of the black bean mixture over the cheese and fold the tortilla in half, pressing gently with a spatula.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

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