Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

Bean and Cheese Quesadillas
A black bean and salsa mixture is spread on tortillas then topped with cheese for this meatless meal.
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 7 - 10 m



  1. 1 of 4 Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and green pepper and cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans, salsa and chili powder. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. 2 of 4 Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Place over medium-high heat. Place one tortilla in the skillet and cook for 1 minute. Spread 1/3 cup of the bean mixture and 1/3 cup of the cheese evenly over the tortilla. Sprinkle some of the cilantro over the top. Place another tortilla on top and cook 1 minute. Press gently with a spatula and turn. Cook for 1 minute or until browned.
  3. 3 of 4 Place quesadilla on a baking sheet and keep warm in 200 degrees oven. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make four additional quesadillas. Allow skillet to cool slightly if it becomes too hot.
  4. 4 of 4 To serve, cut each quesadilla into quarters. Serve 3 quarters to each person (there will be 2 leftover wedges for nondieters to enjoy)
Nutrition Information for Bean and Cheese Quesadillas
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 5 g fiber, 23 mg chol., 34 g carb., 13 g Fat, total, 312 kcal cal., 16 g pro., 786 mg sodium