Dinner

Black Bean Quesadilla

  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 10 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4

    Servings

  • 502

    Calories

  • 19g

    Fat

  • 62g

    Carbs

  • 24g

    Protein

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz) Can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Cup Frozen Corn
  • ½ Cup Red Onion, diced*
  • ½ Cup Cilantro, loosely packed, chopped (wash under cold running water before chopping)
  • 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1 Batch Seasoning Blend (below)
  • 8 Flour Tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • ¼ Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ Tsp Oregano
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • ½ Tsp Black Pepper
  • *Optional: soak diced red onion in ice water for 5 minutes to remove bite
  • DDairy:

    Use a dairy-free cheese

  • GGluten:

    Swap the flour tortillas for corn tortillas

Instructions

  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Mix Seasoning Blend In a small bowl, mix all the seasoning blend ingredients and set aside.

  • 3.

    Combine Ingredients To a large bowl, add the drained black beans, corn, red onion, cilantro and cheese. Sprinkle seasoning blend over top and stir until all ingredients are evenly coated.

  • 4.

    Cook Quesadillas In a skillet, place a tortilla and top one half with ½ cup filling and fold over. Cook, over medium heat, until browned and cheese filling has melted, flipping halfway through. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling.

  • 5.

    Cut, Serve and Enjoy Cut quesadillas into triangles, serve and enjoy!

  • 6.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from Budget Bytes

Nourishment Notes

Black Beans

Black beans contain a type of fiber important for helping to lower cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of heart disease. Black beans may also help lower inflammation in the body.

Onions

Onions are a type of prebiotic. Prebiotics feed healthy gut bacteria to help promote a healthier digestive tract. Onions may also help reduce cholesterol levels, which can decrease the risk for heart disease.

Fatigue Buster

  • Cheese

    Purchase pre-shredded cheddar cheese.

  • Taco Seasoning

    Purchase a premade taco seasoning packet. Look for a seasoning packet without garlic.

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