Thursday, April 19, 2012

Cheesy Corn & Black Bean Quesadillas Under $1

Cheesy Corn & Black Bean Quesadillas
Only .80 Cents per Serving!

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes        Serves: 8
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1.5 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 6 oz pepper Jack, shredded
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 (8 inch) flour tortillas

1.) In a bowl, coarsely mash beans with a potato masher.  Warm a skillet over medium-high heat; cook corn for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until corn begins to brown.  Add corn to bowl with beans.

2.) Warm oil in same skillet.  Saute onion and jalepeno for 2 minutes.  Add garlic; saute for 1 minute.  Stir mixture into bowl with beans.  Let mixture cool to room temperature.

3.) Stir in cheese; season with salt and pepper.  Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.  Lay a tortilla on a clean work surface; spread 1/2 cup bean mixture over half.  Fold tortilla in half over filling.  Repeat with remaining tortillas and bean mixture.  Warm a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Cook several quesadillas for 3 minutes; flip and cook until golden brown and cheese is melting, 2 to 3 minutes.  Keep first batch warm in oven while cooking remaining quesadillas.  Cut into wedges and serve.

Per Serving: 305 Cal, 12g Fat (6g Sat Fat), 19mg Chol, 5g Fiber, 12g Pro, 40g Carb, 789mg Sodium


  1. Yum! and sooo cheap! You can't get better than that! Great recipe Dyea!

  2. My two favorites! Cheap and yummy! Please stop by on Saturday and link up. Nice blog you have!

  3. We definitely love to make these! Get the kids to eat beans as well!


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