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Cheesy Black Bean Quesadillas

Lodge Cast Iron | April 19, 2019

These cheesy quesadillas, packed with black beans and lots of flavor, are guaranteed to satisfy and delight. The best part? You can make this four-person meal for less than $25.

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
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blackbean quesadilla


  • 1, 8-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup frozen corn kernels
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup mexican cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 4 , 10-inch flour tortillas
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced thinly for garnish
  • 1 lime, quartered for garnish
  • 1 avocado, sliced for garnish
  • Sour cream


  1. Preheat 1 tablespoon of oil in a 12 Inch Skillet over medium heat 4-5 minutes. While the skillet preheats, mix together black beans and corn. 
  2. Add onion and garlic to the skillet, sauté 1-2 minutes. Add bean and corn mixture and taco seasoning, stir, and cook 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Transfer bean filling to a small bowl. Stir in cilantro and the juice of 1 lime wedge. 
  4. Wipe out pan with paper towels and spray with cooking spray. Lower heat to medium low. Place approximately ¼ cup of the black bean mixture in the center of a tortilla. Top with 1 tablespoon of cheese. Repeat until the tortillas are filled with quesadilla mixture.  
  5. Cook two quesadillas at a time, 2-3 minutes per side, until tortilla is crisp and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining 2 quesadillas. Top with sour cream and avocado. Garnish with lime.
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