Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

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Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

Prep 10 m

Cook 30 m

Ready In 40 m

8 Servings

363 Calories


"My vegetarian husband goes crazy over these every time! They are really cheesy, a little bit spicy, and a little bit sweet. Feel free to play around and add chicken or veggies, if you desire. Don't forget the salsa and sour cream!"

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  1. 2 teaspoons olive oil

  2. 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion

  3. 1 (15.5 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed

  4. 1 (10 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

  5. 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  6. 1/4 cup salsa

  7. 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  8. 2 tablespoons butter, divided

  9. 8 (8 inch) flour tortillas

  10. 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in beans and corn, then add sugar, salsa, and pepper flakes; mix well. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes.

  2. Melt 2 teaspoons of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Place a tortilla in the skillet, sprinkle evenly with cheese, then top with some of the bean mixture. Place another tortilla on top, cook until golden, then flip and cook on the other side. Melt more butter as needed, and repeat with remaining tortillas and filling.

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