Vegetarian Quesadilla

Prep Time: 15 Min  |  Cook Time: 5 Min  |  Servings: 2
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Vegetarian Quesadilla
Prep Time
15 Min
Cook Time
5 Min

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil, plus more for brushing tortillas
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tsp chili powder or taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans
  • 1/4 cup of your favorite salsa
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 plain 8” flour tortillas
  • 2/3 cup Sargento® Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp minced pickled jalapeno
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • Fresh Cilantro, chopped
  • Sour cream
  1. Heat oven to 400º
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons vegetable oil in 10” skillet over medium heat until shimmering; add red onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until caramelized about 8-10 min. Add red pepper, garlic and chili powder/taco seasoning and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes; stir in beans and cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Gently press mixture with spatula to lightly crush black beans. add salsa and transfer mixture to small bowl, stir in lime juice, and season to taste with salt.
  3. Wipe out skillet with paper towels and return pan to medium heat until hot, about 2 minutes. Place 1 tortilla in skillet and toast until soft and puffed slightly at edges, about 2 minutes. Flip tortilla and toast until puffed and slightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Slip tortilla onto baking sheet. Repeat to toast second tortilla and place on baking sheet.
  4. Spread each tortilla with 1/2 of the beans and cheese. Place in oven for 3-5 min or until cheese melts. Top with avocado, tomato, cilantro and sour cream if desired.
  5. Serve immediately. Folded over or open faced.

Serving Size 2


*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 37.00g 57%
Sat. Fat 12.00g 60%
Mono Unsat. Fat 12.00g
Poly Unsat. Fat 7.00g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 1320mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 23%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Sugars 10g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 245RE
Vitamin C 122mg 120%
Calcium 436mg 45%
Iron 5mg 30%