Black Bean 'n' Corn Quesadillas Recipe
Black Bean 'n' Corn Quesadillas Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Black Bean 'n' Corn Quesadillas Recipe

Read Reviews
4.5 3 6
Publisher Photo
Black beans partner up with spinach and corn in these easy and satisfying quesadillas from Susan Franklin of Littleton, Colorado.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
Healthy Quick Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 6 ounces fresh baby spinach (about 8 cups)
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Colby-Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend

Nutritional Facts

4 wedges equals 358 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 900 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 15 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a small bowl, mash 1 cup of the beans with a fork.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in corn, cumin, chili powder, mashed beans and the remaining beans; heat through. Stir in spinach just until wilted.
  3. Spread four tortillas with bean mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Top with remaining tortillas. Place on two ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut each into six wedges. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Black Bean 'n' Corn Quesadillas in Healthy Cooking April/May 2008, p49

Reviews for Black Bean 'n' Corn Quesadillas

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2015

"Very easy - my daughter could make it. But we all agreed that it was too bland. Next time I will add salsa. We put it in the oven for 10 minutes, and it was too crisp. Next time we will watch it more carefully."

Reviewed Oct. 3, 2015

"I love quesadillas and black beans! These are so good and quick and easy to prepare. If you want them a little more hearty, add some rotisserie chicken to them."

Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"Love this dish! Instead of spinach, I use cilantro. I use this in quesadillas and as a dip for tortilla chips."

Loading Image