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black beans quesadilla
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Black Beans Quesadilla

Black Beans Quesadilla is an easy and quick meal with loads of veggies, beans, and cheese. With little meal prep and planning, it gets done in just 10 mins. They are perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 253kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml

Ingredients

  • 1 cups Black Beans
  • ½ cup Onion
  • 1 cup Bell Pepper
  • ¾ cup Corn
  • ½ tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper powder
  • Salt as needed
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro
  • 6 Tortillas

Instructions 

Prepare the Filling

  • Heat a pan with oil. Once it's hot add in the finely chopped onion and saute for a min and then add in the bell peppers. I am using 3 color peppers you may use as per your availability. Cook for 3 mins so that they are soft.
  • Next, add the spice powders. I am using Coriander powder, Paprika, roasted Cumin powder, Black pepper powder, and Salt. Combine and cook for a min.
  • Next, add the black beans and corn. Mix everything and cook for a min.
  • Garnish with Cilantro and switch off the flame.

Prep and Stuff the tortillas

  • Heat a heavy skillet and toast the tortilla for 10 secs in each side and remove it from the skillet.
  • Spoon in a generous layer of cheese on one half of the tortilla. And then top it with the prepared black beans and corn filling. Once again top with cheese. I am using mozzarella cheese, you may use any shredded cheese as you prefer. Fold and close with the other half of the tortilla to make a half moon.

Cook the tortillas.

  • Heat the skillet once again, brush with some cooking oil, and once it is hot place the tortillas. Cook for a min and then flip the tortillas and cook for another min and remove from the skillet.
  • Black beans tortillas are now ready. Slice and serve with your favorite sauce or condiment.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1tortilla | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 48.1g | Protein: 13.8g | Fat: 1.6g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 943mg | Fiber: 10.6g | Sugar: 3g | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 4mg
Keyword black bean and corn quesadilla, black bean cheese quesadilla
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