Easy Black Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

Easy Black Bean and Cheese Quesadillas
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Black Bean and Cheese Quesadillas
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • ½ small onion, washed and diced
  • 1 cup low-sodium canned black beans, drained
  • ¼ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • ½ cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 4 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas
  • Non-stick cooking spray

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water. Heat heavy skillet over medium heat. Add oil and sauté onion and seasoned salt until onion is tender.
  2. Add beans and heat through, about 2-3 minutes. Transfer mixture to clean bowl.
  3. To make quesadilla, spray non-stick spray in a heavy skillet. Add one tortilla. Spread with 2 tablespoons cheese, ½ of bean mixture then 2 more tablespoons of cheese.
  4. Top with second tortilla. When cheese is melted and bottom of tortilla is golden, flip to other side. Brown for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove to cutting board or plate. Cut into wedges and serve. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/2 of a quesadilla):
  • Calories 280
  • Total Fat 8.6g
  • Sodium 507mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 40.2g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Protein 12.2g