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Black Bean Quesadillas Recipe

  • Author: Bobby


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 (15.5 ounces) can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 (10 ounces) can whole kernel corn (drained)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • A ¼ cup of salsa
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • 8 (8 inches) flour tortillas
  • 1 ½ cups shredded Monterey jack cheese (or more)



  1. In a large saucepan heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened (about 2 minutes).
  2. Stir in beans and corn. Add sugar, salsa, and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Cook until heated through.
  3. Heat large skillet to medium heat. Melt 2 teaspoons of butter. Place a tortilla flat into the skillet. Spread cheese all over the top.
  4. Place some of the bean mixtures over the cheese. Place another tortilla on top of the bean mixture. Cook until the bottom is golden brown.
  5. Flip and cook on the other side until golden brown.
    Repeat until all tortillas and bean mixture are gone, adding butter as needed.