Bean & Cheese Quesadillas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

Updated: Dec. 08, 2022
My son doesn't eat meat, so I created this recipe as a way for me to cook one meal for the family instead of two. It's so easy, my toddler grandson helps me make it! —Tina McMullen, Salina, Kansas
Bean & Cheese Quesadillas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1/2 cup canned petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 12 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional: Sour cream and salsa


  1. In a small bowl, mix beans, tomatoes and green onions. Spread half the tortillas with bean mixture. Sprinkle with cheese; top with remaining tortillas.
  2. Heat a griddle over medium heat. Place tortillas on griddle in batches. Cook until golden brown and cheese is melted, 2-3 minutes on each side. If desired, serve with sour cream and salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 quesadilla: 544 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 1028mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 6g fiber), 21g protein.