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This Black Bean Quesadillas Recipe Make It Easy to Satisfy a Hungry Crowd

These spicy and cheesy baked quesadillas are ready to devour in 35 minutes

This recipe for Black Bean Quesadillas is the ultimate treat that’s sure to satisfy your snack cravings! These quesadillas contain a hearty mixture of black beans, pepper jack cheese, red onions and other ingredients — giving them a zesty and spicy flavor. Black beans are packed with hunger-satisfying fiber, so this dish will fill you up even though it’s meatless. While quesadillas are typically cooked on the stove, this recipe bakes them so they’re less greasy but still crunchy and melty. Plus, this recipe comfortably makes eight servings — allowing you to feed a crowd with very little effort!

Although this recipe uses tasty ingredients, you can swap in your favorite quesadilla fillings. Try using a combination of cheddar and pepper jack cheese for a sharp yet spicy kick. Or, add a layer of corn or diced bell peppers to the quesadillas before topping it with the second tortilla. Love whipping up quesadillas at home? Tell us your go-to fillings and toppings in the comments!


8 servings

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  • 8 medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 8 (8”) flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese, 8 oz.
  • 1 cup black beans, drained, rinsed


• Heat oven to 350°F. In bowl, combine first 4 ingredients. Place 4 tortillas on work surface; sprinkle with cheese. Top with tomato mixture, beans and remaining tortillas. Transfer to baking sheets. Bake, flipping halfway through cooking time, until cheese is melted, 12 min.


  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Fat: 12 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 7 gram
  • Protein: 13 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 37 gram
  • Fiber: 4 gram
  • Cholesterol: 25 mg
  • Sugar: 5 gram
  • Sodium: 696 mg
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