Black Bean Quesadillas

July/August 2010

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In a hurry? These satisfying quesadillas take just 15 minutes to make. We like them with black beans, but pinto beans work well too. If you like a little heat, be sure to use pepper Jack cheese in the filling. Serve with: A little sour cream and a mixed green salad.

"This recipe was wonderful as-is. The second time I made it, I fork-mashed the avocado and added lime juice. It was even better!! Quick and easy too. "
Black Bean Quesadillas

58 Reviews for Black Bean Quesadillas

Fast and Delcious

If you like Mexican food, this is tasty AND healthy. These were so easy to prepare. I stock up on the ingredients to make this recipe now, so on a night that i have to work late or am just to tired, I make these crowd pleasers. I love avocado, but it's hard to keep it "on hand" and available for whenever, you know? So I purchased 100 Calorie packs of Wholly Guacamole. I put them in the freezer and then when I make this, I just take out a pack or two and I put it in a cup of water and it thaws quickly. This way I can keep ingredients on hand for whenever I want to make this.


This was absolutely AWFUL!!!!!! I followed the recipe to a tee, and it turned out horribly. The filling was so blobby that you couldn't even eat a bite of the quesadilla without it falling out all over you. Will never make an Eating Well recipe again!!!!!!! This was not even edible


I made these on my 30-minute dinner break and my husband LOVED them! I ended up adding both diced onions and corn into ours, which I thought really completed the Mexican cuisine. You can make them as spicy as you'd like - we used hot salsa and loved every bite!

Quick, easy, delicious and healthy...what more can you ask for?
Did not even miss the meat

I used habanero cheese instead, but no avocado. This was delicious. I did not even miss the meat.

easy, inexpensive, filling
So SOOO Good!!

This dish is very quick and easy to make! This week is midterms for me (college kid) and it's a quick enough meal for me to squeeze into lots of studying time. I've been trying to eat healthy but also on a budget, and I'm also a huge mexican food person so this was perfect! I didn't make any changes to the recipe, and it was great as is but next time I want to try adding some cumin to get a lil more mexican flavor. Will definitely make this again.

Easy, Healthy, Very quick, Great Flavor

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