Cheesy, Spicy Black Bean Quesadillas Recipe

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Cheesy, spicy black bean quesadillas

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

I made these one night when I was hungry, but didn't feel like eating meat at all. So I looked for some ingredients and figured I would fool around w/ what I had and this is what I made. Very filling! I topped mine w/ light sour cream.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 tsp
canola oil
1-1/2 Tbsp
finely chopped onion
1/2
can, from a 15.5 oz can black beans rinsed, drained
1/2
of a 10 oz can whole kernel corn, drained
1-1/2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
1/4
or more to your liking, spicy salsa
1/4 tsp
hot red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp
butter, divided
4
8" tortillas
1 c
reduced-fat, shredded mexican-style cheese
light sour cream and extra salsa for garnish

Step-By-Step

1Heat oil in lg saucepan, over medium heat. Add onion to pot. Cook until soft. Stir in beans and corn. Add brown sugar, salsa and red pepper flakes.
2Cook 3 mins, or until heated through. Melt 2 tsp butter in lg skillet, over medium heat. Place 1 tortilla in skillet. Sprinkle evenly w/ cheese, top w/ some of the bean mix. Place another tortilla on top of bean mix in skillet. Cook until golden.
3Flip tortilla over and cook other side until golden. Place cooked tortilla on a plate. Melt more butter and repeat w/ remaining ingredients. Serve tortillas w/ extra salsa and sour cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy