Crispy quesadillas filled with Mexican spiced black beans, peppers, onion, corn and lots of cheese! How's that for a delicious and filling 'One-Pan' meal in 30 minutes! This easy recipe for Black Bean Quesadillas is perfect for weeknights, game day parties, and makes a delightful school lunch.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Black Bean Quesadilla, Quesadilla, Quesadilla recipe
The total time in recipe is based on making 6 quesadillas on the stove.
Tips for Making Perfect Quesadillas
Possible variations to customize this recipe to your taste:
Tortillas: Use Flour, Whole-Wheat, Spinach, Tomato or any flavored tortillas you like. Corn Tortillas don’t work as well in this recipe.
Filling: You can skip the beans and make a veggie quesadillas as well. Saute assorted vegetables like chopped zucchini, peppers, squash, corn etc for 2 minutes and follow remaining instructions.
To make this recipe VEGAN, substitute dairy-free cheese, OR, use refried beans so the quesadilla can stick together.
If substituting Taco Seasoning in this recipe, use 2 tbsp + salt for this quantity.
Making this for entertaining? Prepare the filling ahead of time (can make a day ahead). An hour before the party, assemble quesadillas. 30 minutes before the party prepare them in the oven at 400F for 8 mins.
Pro Tip for Oven Baked Quesadillas: When preheating the oven, place the baking sheet in. The quesadillas crisp evenly when cooked on a hot baking sheet.
The nutrition facts below are my estimates and include whole-wheat tortillas. If you are following any diet plan, I recommend cross-checking with your preferred nutrition calculator.