Black Bean Quesadillas

This quick quesadilla recipe is super easy and filled with good nutrition. Serve as a snack or add a piece of fruit for a complete lunch.

Nutrition Information

Serves: 4

Calories: 153

Protein: 7.3g

Carbohydrate: 19.6g

Fat: 5.6g

Sodium: 189mg

Fiber: 3.7g

Calcium: 160mg

Iron: 1.1mg


Vegetable oil spray

½ cup bell pepper, finely chopped

½ cup black beans, cooked or canned

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

4 corn or whole-wheat tortillas

¼ cup salsa

¼ cup lettuce, chopped


  1. Heat pan over medium heat.
  2. Spray the pan with vegetable oil and place one tortilla into the pan.
  3. Place ¼ of the bell pepper, black beans, and cheese onto the tortilla.
  4. When the cheese begins to melt, fold the melted tortilla in half.
  5. Press down slightly to seal the sides together, then flip the quesadilla over to brown both sides.
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining tortillas.
  7. Spoon a little salsa and lettuce on top and enjoy.

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