Cheesy, spicy black bean quesadillas

Cheesy, Spicy Black Bean Quesadillas Recipe

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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.

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

How to Make Cheesy, spicy black bean quesadillas


  • 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.

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About Cheesy, spicy black bean quesadillas

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

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