Black Bean & Corn Quesadillas

This recipe is a total cinch to make. I’ve been on a simple-and-easy-meal-please spree.

I’m sure you can relate.

And these delightfully flavorful quesadillas are a go-to favorite for my hubs and I.

Plus, what goes with quesadillas?

Chips and salsa!!

Quite possibly one of the most satisfying and simultaneously addicting snacks existing in the world today.

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Black Bean & Corn Quesadillas; Recipe or Not

1 can black beans, rinsed

1 can corn, rinsed

¼ – ½ t chili powder, depending on your spice preference

Dash of ground cumin

Dash of salt

Shredded cheese of choice

Tortilla shells

Delicious Additions: Cilantro, cilantro, cilantro! Also green onion or any other onion, green chiles, jalapeños (if you’re into spice)

Delicious Toppings: Guacamole, salsa, or sour cream

THE PREP: Heat the griddle or pan to med-high heat. Mix the black beans, corn, chili powder, cumin, salt, and any of the other additions (which I highly recommend) in a bowl. Spread a little butter on one side of a tortilla shell or spray the pan with cooking spray or butter and put a tortilla shell on the griddle. Sprinkle some cheese leaving a half inch space between the cheese and end of the shell. Top with black bean & corn mixture and top with a little more cheese and another tortilla shell. Flip over once the bottom tortilla shell has gotten a little brown and crispy. Once the second side is brown and crispy, cut and enjoy!

A word of warning: these are a little bit difficult to flip… you’ll lose a few beans and corn kernels in the process.

I made a variation of The Pioneer Woman’s Restaurant Style Salsa for these quesadillas. And it did not disappoint! You can find her recipe here.

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We can’t get enough of these and hope you like them as much as we do!

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